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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Re: crc32 and lib.a (was Re: [PATCH] nbd in 2.5.3 does
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    > As a side note, this thing is so tiny (less than 4K on sparc64!) so
    > why don't we just include it unconditionally instead of having all
    > of this "turn it on for these drivers" stuff?

    Because 100 4K drivers suddenly becomes 0.5Mb. There are those of us trying
    to stuff Linux into embedded devices who if anything want more configuration
    options not people taking stuff out.

    What I'd much rather see if this is an issue is:

    bool 'Do you want to customise for a very small system'

    which auto enables all the random small stuff if you say no, and goes
    much deeper into options if you say yes.

    Alan
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