Commit a238b790 authored by Jonathan Corbet's avatar Jonathan Corbet

Call fasync() functions without the BKL

lock_kernel() calls have been pushed down into code which needs it, so
there is no need to take the BKL at this level anymore.

This work inspired and aided by Andi Kleen's unlocked_fasync() patches.
Acked-by: default avatarAndi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
parent 2db9f0a3
......@@ -12,7 +12,6 @@
#include <linux/fdtable.h>
#include <linux/capability.h>
#include <linux/dnotify.h>
#include <linux/smp_lock.h>
#include <linux/slab.h>
#include <linux/module.h>
#include <linux/security.h>
......@@ -227,7 +226,6 @@ static int setfl(int fd, struct file * filp, unsigned long arg)
if (error)
return error;
lock_kernel();
if ((arg ^ filp->f_flags) & FASYNC) {
if (filp->f_op && filp->f_op->fasync) {
error = filp->f_op->fasync(fd, filp, (arg & FASYNC) != 0);
......@@ -238,7 +236,6 @@ static int setfl(int fd, struct file * filp, unsigned long arg)
filp->f_flags = (arg & SETFL_MASK) | (filp->f_flags & ~SETFL_MASK);
out:
unlock_kernel();
return error;
}
......
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