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

Chao Yu chao at kernel.org
Mon Sep 2 13:51:59 UTC 2019


On 2019-9-2 21:06, David Sterba wrote:
> 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.

I can see similar *_ACL option in btrfs/ext4/xfs, should we remove them as well
due to the same reason?

Thanks,

> 


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