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Date:	Fri, 29 Jan 2010 23:22:05 -0800
From:	Dmitry Torokhov <dmitry.torokhov@...il.com>
To:	Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>
Cc:	Thadeu Lima de Souza Cascardo <cascardo@...oscopio.com>,
	linux-input@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] input: remove BKL from uinput open function

On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 07:41:20AM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> 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 <cascardo@...oscopio.com>
> 
> 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.
> 

I am afraid you mixed up the drivers, I don't see uinput implementing
seek...

Thanks.

-- 
Dmitry
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