[PATCH 0/7] arch/*: config: Remove ReiserFS from defconfig

Peter Lafreniere peter at n8pjl.ca
Tue Sep 19 10:00:34 AEST 2023

On Monday, September 18th, 2023 at 19:41, Segher Boessenkool <segher at kernel.crashing.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 18, 2023 at 05:56:09PM +0000, Peter Lafreniere wrote:
> > ReiserFS has been considered deprecated for 19 months since commit
> > eb103a51640e ("reiserfs: Deprecate reiserfs"). However, there are
> > several architectures that still build it into their defconfig kernels.
> > 
> > As ReiserFS will be removed in 2025, delete all ReiserFS-related options
> > from defconfig files before the filesystem's removal.
> This is essentially equivalent to deleting the filesystem now. Why do
> this? Is there such a hurry?

This is not equivalent to deleting the filesystem. The filesystem can still
be configured into kernels, and few distros use a defconfig kernel anyway.

> Segher


Peter Lafreniere
<peter at n8pjl.ca>

More information about the Linuxppc-dev mailing list