[PATCH v8 11/24] erofs: introduce xattr & posixacl support

David Sterba dsterba at suse.cz
Mon Sep 2 13:06:44 UTC 2019


On Mon, Sep 02, 2019 at 05:57:11AM -0700, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > +config EROFS_FS_XATTR
> > +	bool "EROFS extended attributes"
> > +	depends on EROFS_FS
> > +	default y
> > +	help
> > +	  Extended attributes are name:value pairs associated with inodes by
> > +	  the kernel or by users (see the attr(5) manual page, or visit
> > +	  <http://acl.bestbits.at/> for details).
> > +
> > +	  If unsure, say N.
> > +
> > +config EROFS_FS_POSIX_ACL
> > +	bool "EROFS Access Control Lists"
> > +	depends on EROFS_FS_XATTR
> > +	select FS_POSIX_ACL
> > +	default y
> 
> Is there any good reason to make these optional these days?

I objected against adding so many config options, not to say for the
standard features. The various cache strategies or other implementation
details have been removed but I agree that making xattr/acl configurable
is not necessary as well.


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