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    SubjectRe: [PATCH/RFC] Delete JFFS (version 1)
    On 12/12/06, Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> wrote:
    > On Tue, 12 Dec 2006 07:39:26 -0500
    > Jeff Garzik <jeff@garzik.org> wrote:
    >
    > > I have created the 'kill-jffs' branch of
    > > git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jgarzik/misc-2.6.git that
    > > removes fs/jffs.
    > >
    > > I argue that you can count the users (who aren't on 2.4) on one hand,
    > > and developers don't seem to have cared for it in ages.
    > >
    > > People are already talking about jffs2 replacements, so I propose we zap
    > > jffs in 2.6.21.
    >
    > It would be good to provide unignorable notice of this in 2.6.20. Via a
    > loud printk, or perhaps even CONFIG_BROKEN or CONFIG_EMBEDDED.

    Something like the below?

    Make CONFIG_JFFS depend on CONFIG_BROKEN

    Signed-off-by: Josh Boyer <jwboyer@gmail.com>

    diff --git a/fs/Kconfig b/fs/Kconfig
    index b3b5aa0..4ac367d 100644
    --- a/fs/Kconfig
    +++ b/fs/Kconfig
    @@ -1204,13 +1204,16 @@ config EFS_FS

    config JFFS_FS
    tristate "Journalling Flash File System (JFFS) support"
    - depends on MTD && BLOCK
    + depends on MTD && BLOCK && BROKEN
    help
    JFFS is the Journalling Flash File System developed by Axis
    Communications in Sweden, aimed at providing a crash/powerdown-safe
    file system for disk-less embedded devices. Further information is
    available at (<http://developer.axis.com/software/jffs/>).

    + NOTE: This filesystem is deprecated and is scheduled for removal in
    + 2.6.21. See Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
    +
    config JFFS_FS_VERBOSE
    int "JFFS debugging verbosity (0 = quiet, 3 = noisy)"
    depends on JFFS_FS
    -
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