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To:Ben Hutchings From:Jonathan Nieder Subject:Bug#660446: linux-image-3.2.0-1-4kc-malta: Should include built-in support for ext4 Date:Sun, 19 Feb 2012 16:03:00 -0600
 

Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Sun, 2012-02-19 at 15:39 -0600, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
>> Ben Hutchings wrote:

>>> If ext4 is going to be built-in then it seems like we should disable
>>> ext2 and ext3 and enable CONFIG_EXT4_USE_FOR_EXT23.
>>
>> I'd be all for doing that (except the building-in part) on all arches,
>> fwiw.
>
> That costs an extra 170K of memory on systems that only use ext3, though
> (and an extra 250K on those that only use ext2).

Oh, good point. On platforms like amd64 where that wouldn't matter,
it's easy enough to request the ext4 driver explicitly, so never mind.

Thanks for a sanity check.
Jonathan



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