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SubjectRe: some curiosities on the filesystems layout in kernel config
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On Sun, Jan 12, 2003 at 01:00:40AM -0500, Robert P. J. Day wrote:

> 1) where is the USMDOS selection that's listed in the Kconfig file?
> it doesn't appear in the menu

I think you have to select DOS filesystem first and MSDOS fs support,
then it shows up.

>
> 2) shouldn't ext3 depend on ext2?
>

It doesn't currently, but it should.
Patch to 2.4.20 vanilla is attached, it should apply with some fuzz to
patched trees such as -ac and -ck. (I also renamed Second extended fs to
Ext2, a pet peeve of mine..)

> 3) currently, since quotas are only supported for ext2, ext3 and
> reiserfs, shouldn't quotas depend on at least one of those
> being selected?

Not sure whether this is true, I'm not quite sure.
And plus I don't know enough about Config.ins to write that into the
patch (Is it even possible in 2.4's Kconfig?)

Regards
Josh
--- fs/Config.in.orig 2003-01-11 22:53:20.000000000 -0800
+++ fs/Config.in 2003-01-11 22:56:18.000000000 -0800
@@ -24,7 +24,9 @@

dep_tristate 'BFS file system support (EXPERIMENTAL)' CONFIG_BFS_FS $CONFIG_EXPERIMENTAL

-tristate 'Ext3 journalling file system support' CONFIG_EXT3_FS
+tristate 'Ext2 file system support' CONFIG_EXT2_FS
+
+dep_tristate 'Ext3 journalling file system support' CONFIG_EXT3_FS $CONFIG_EXT2_FS
# CONFIG_JBD could be its own option (even modular), but until there are
# other users than ext3, we will simply make it be the same as CONFIG_EXT3_FS
# dep_tristate ' Journal Block Device support (JBD for ext3)' CONFIG_JBD $CONFIG_EXT3_FS
@@ -83,8 +85,6 @@

tristate 'ROM file system support' CONFIG_ROMFS_FS

-tristate 'Second extended fs support' CONFIG_EXT2_FS
-
tristate 'System V/Xenix/V7/Coherent file system support' CONFIG_SYSV_FS

tristate 'UDF file system support (read only)' CONFIG_UDF_FS[unhandled content-type:application/pgp-signature]
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