Re: [GIT PATCH] TTY patches for 2.6.36

From: Arnd Bergmann
Date: Fri Aug 06 2010 - 16:20:45 EST

On Friday 06 August 2010 22:11:46 Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 12:58 PM, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > If you apply this version, the only stronghold left for the BKL
> > will be fs/lockd, everything else that's left is either simple
> > to fix or highly obscure.
> Didn't we have patches for fs/lockd/ too? Or am I just confused with
> the fs/locks.c patches?

I had a ten-year old patch from Willy that takes care of fs/locks.c,
but we can't apply that without also taking care of fs/lockd.

I first didn't realize this when I sent that patch.

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