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Posted Oct 29, 2009 20:15 UTC (Thu) by joib (guest, #8541)
Anyway, I suppose that's the price of progress. One can at least hope that in the longer term, the elimination of the BKL will not only improve latencies and corner-case scalability, but also quality as the replacement locking will be better designed and understood.
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