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SubjectRe: [2.6 patch] make UNIX a bool
On Tue, Feb 28, 2006 at 03:52:17PM +0100, Jan-Benedict Glaw wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-02-27 17:18:06 -0500, James C. Georgas <jgeorgas@rogers.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, 2006-25-02 at 17:01 +0100, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > > CONFIG_UNIX=m doesn't make much sense.
> >
> > I've been building it as a module forever. I often load kernels from
> > floppy disk, and building CONFIG_UNIX as a module often makes the
> > difference between the kernel fitting or not fitting on the disk. Could
> > we please keep this functionality?
>
> Same for me. Maybe make the offer of CONFIG_UNIX=m dependant on the
> small/embedded stuff?

This wouldn't solve the problem that CONFIG_UNIX=m forces us to export
symbols that shouldn't be exported:
http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/2/18/44

> MfG, JBG

cu
Adrian

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