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Date:	Sat, 30 Jan 2010 07:41:20 +0100
From:	Arnd Bergmann <>
To:	Thadeu Lima de Souza Cascardo <>
Cc:	Dmitry Torokhov <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] input: remove BKL from uinput open function

On Friday 29 January 2010, Thadeu Lima de Souza Cascardo wrote:
> Commit 8702965848ed4bee27486a3e3d2ae34ebba6dd83 has push down the BKL
> into uinput open function. However, there's nothing that needs locking
> in there.
> Signed-off-by: Thadeu Lima de Souza Cascardo <>

The change looks good, but the same driver also uses the BKL in the
default_llseek function. It would be nice to get rid of that in the
same patch, e.g. by adding a ".llseek = generic_file_llseek," line
in the file_operations, or making it call nonseekable_open() if the
driver does not require seek to do anything.

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