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    SubjectRe: [PATCH -next] drivers/base/inode.c: let vmstat_text be optional
    On 08/04/11 19:38, Cong Wang wrote:
    > 于 2011年08月05日 06:22, Randy Dunlap 写道:
    >> From: Randy Dunlap<>
    >> vmstat_text is only available when PROC_FS or SYSFS is enabled.
    >> This causes build errors in drivers/base/node.c when they are
    >> both disabled:
    >> drivers/built-in.o: In function `node_read_vmstat':
    >> node.c:(.text+0x10e28f): undefined reference to `vmstat_text'
    >> Rather than litter drivers/base/node.c with #ifdef/#endif around
    >> the affected lines of code, add macros for optional sysdev
    >> attributes so that those lines of code will be ignored, without
    >> using #ifdef/#endif in the .c file(s). I.e., the ifdeffery
    >> is done only in a header file with sysdev_create_file_optional()
    >> and sysdev_remove_file_optional().
    > This looks ugly for me, because other sysfs files here are not optional
    > only due to that they don't rely on vmstat_text.
    > I still think my approach to fix this is better, that is, introducing
    > a new Kconfig for drivers/base/node.c which depends on CONFIG_SYSFS.

    Did you post a patch for that? I must have missed it.

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