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SubjectRe: more thoughts on kernel config organization
On Sun, 12 Jan 2003, Sam Ravnborg wrote:

> On Sat, Jan 11, 2003 at 11:17:46PM -0500, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > how about something like
> >
> > ext2
> > ext3
> > reiser
> > XFS
> > JFS
> > quotas
> > MS/DOS related filesystems
> > MD-DOS
> > VFAT
> > NTFS
> > other OS-related filessytems
> > Apple
> > ADFS
> > BeOS
> > BFS
> > QNX
> > System V/XENIX/...
> > Pseudo(?) filessytems
> > /proc
> > /dev/pts
> > /dev
>
> I like the structure proposed above. I for myself has often wondered why
> ext2 was not named ext2, and hidden between lots of less used stuff.
> If you sort in alphabetic order, then be consistent.
>
> If you are going to reorganise fs/Kconfig I would suggest moving
> ext3, reiserfs etc. specific stuff down in their respective directories,
> and then source as appropriate.
> There is no reason to keep that in a centralised placed, when it can
> be distributed.
> For simple (Kconfig wise) stuff like CODA or Intermezzo keep them
> in fs/KConfig.

a couple hours ago, i posted an alternate fs/Kconfig file, but i haven't
seen it appear on the mailing list. is there a size limit for postings?
is there another way to make it available for anyone who wants to check
it out?

rday

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