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Date:	Mon, 9 Nov 2009 09:45:01 -0500
From:	Theodore Tso <>
To:	Jan Blunck <>
Cc:, Matthew Wilcox <>,, Andreas Dilger <>,
	Al Viro <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 08/27] BKL: Remove BKL from ext4 filesystem

On Mon, Nov 02, 2009 at 11:04:48AM +0100, Jan Blunck wrote:
> The BKL is still used in ext4_put_super(), ext4_fill_super() and
> ext4_remount(). All three calles are protected against concurrent calls by
> the s_umount rw semaphore of struct super_block.
> Therefore the BKL is protecting nothing in this case.
> Signed-off-by: Jan Blunck <>

Acked-by: "Theodore Ts'o" <>

						- Ted
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