Re: [PATCH 14/20] staging/appletalk: remove the BKL

From: Arnd Bergmann
Date: Wed Jan 26 2011 - 07:57:48 EST

On Tuesday 25 January 2011, David Miller wrote:
> If you're moving appletalk to staging because "nobody is motivated
> enough to remove the BKL" and then you actually do the work to remove
> the BKL, I really don't see any point in doing the whole staging
> thing.
> We always keep an eye on every protocol that sits under the top-level
> net/. Every socket API change propagates, as does every other
> networking API change that matters for those protocols.

Ok, fair enough. I've removed the "move to staging" patch now from my
series. I'm going to need some help with testing, or at least thoroughly
reviewing the patch, since I am not extremely confident in my own work

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