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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Re: crc32 and lib.a (was Re: [PATCH] nbd in 2.5.3 does
   From: Alan Cox <>
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2002 23:24:10 +0000 (GMT)

> 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.

However this isn't a driver, the crc library stuff is more akin to
"strlen()". Are you suggesting to provide a CONFIG_STRINGOPS=n
too? I wish you luck building that kernel :-)

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