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

Geert Uytterhoeven geert at linux-m68k.org
Wed Sep 20 02:02:39 AEST 2023

Hi Peter,

On Tue, Sep 19, 2023 at 5:58 PM Peter Lafreniere <peter at n8pjl.ca> wrote:
>  2) Stops building an obsolete and largely-unused filesystem unnecessarily.
>     Some hobbyist targets like m68k and alpha may prefer to keep all filesystems
>     available until total removal, but others like arm and UML have no need for
>     ReiserFS to be built unless specifically configured.

As UML is used a lot for testing, isn't it actually counter-productive
to remove ReiserFS from the UML defconfig?  The less testing it
receives, the higher the chance of introducing regressions.



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