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

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On Monday, September 18th, 2023 at 19:41, Segher Boessenkool <segher@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 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

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