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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Kconfig: XIP doesn't depend on block
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    2011/2/6 Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@xenotime.net>:
    > On Sun, 06 Feb 2011 16:15:00 +0100 Marco Stornelli wrote:
    >
    >> From: Marco Stornelli <marco.stornelli@gmail.com>
    >>
    >> XIP doesn't depend on block symbol, then we can reorder the Kconfig.
    >> For ext2 doesn't change the Kconfig behavior but if other fs will use
    >> FS_XIP it won't need to include block support if not needed.
    >
    > Hi Marco,
    >
    > Do you know of a filesystem where this matters?
    >

    Yes, for example mine (pramfs) :)

    >> Signed-off-by: Marco Stornelli <marco.stornelli@gmail.com>
    >> ---
    >>
    >> --- Kconfig.orig      2011-01-19 00:14:02.000000000 +0100
    >> +++ Kconfig   2011-02-06 16:04:51.000000000 +0100
    >
    > This filename should include path, like
    > --- fs/Kconfig.orig
    > +++ fs/Kconfig
    >
    >> @@ -9,13 +9,6 @@ if BLOCK
    >>  source "fs/ext2/Kconfig"
    >>  source "fs/ext3/Kconfig"
    >>  source "fs/ext4/Kconfig"
    >> -
    >
    > The 3 filesystems above are immediately under:
    >
    > if BLOCK
    >
    > so ext[234] depend on BLOCK.  Why would it matter about FS_XIP?
    >

    I don't know but for example even POSIX ACL was under "if BLOCK",
    maybe there is only an historical refuse.

    Marco
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