Re: [PATCH v1 00/11] locks: scalability improvements for filelocking
From: Davidlohr Bueso
Date: Mon Jun 03 2013 - 15:05:07 EST
On Fri, 2013-05-31 at 23:07 -0400, Jeff Layton wrote:
> This is not the first attempt at doing this. The conversion to the
> i_lock was originally attempted by Bruce Fields a few years ago. His
> approach was NAK'ed since it involved ripping out the deadlock
> detection. People also really seem to like /proc/locks for debugging, so
> keeping that in is probably worthwhile.
Yep, we need to keep this. FWIW, lslocks(8) relies on /proc/locks.
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