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The BKL is gone

The BKL is gone

Posted Apr 22, 2011 6:32 UTC (Fri) by neilbrown (subscriber, #359)
In reply to: The BKL is gone by cesarb
Parent article: 2.6.39 merge window part 1

git grep 'big kernel lock'
git grep -iw bkl

suggest that there is still some cleaning up that could be done. In particular 'lock_depth' still exists in 'struct task_struct' but is never changed from -1.. :-)


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