Re: what's left for 64 bit dev_t

From: Andries Brouwer (
Date: Thu Jul 17 2003 - 08:59:56 EST

On Wed, Jul 16, 2003 at 03:19:39PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:

> The situation at present is that Linus will take the patches,
> but I ain't sending them because viro has expressed oblique
> concerns over the approach. I'd like to get his take on it
> before proceeding. But he has vanished again.

Aha. So, recently I diagnosed a deadlock, and this gives
some more insight in the nature of the deadlock.

It would be vaguely interesting to see these oblique concerns
dated and quoted.

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