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Re: CVS commit: src/sys/kern

I was thinking of doing that too. The problem is that we don't have a standard way to pass feedback to the user why the mount fail, and returning EINVAL seems suboptimal. It also changes the current semantics.


> On Aug 19, 2019, at 6:35 PM, Robert Elz <kre%munnari.OZ.AU@localhost> wrote:
>    Date:        Mon, 19 Aug 2019 05:32:42 -0400
>    From:        "Christos Zoulas" <>
>    Message-ID:  <>
>  | Log Message:
>  | If we could not start extattr for some reason, don't advertise extattr
>  | in the mount.
> I would have expected a better result would be that if an attempt is
> made to mount with extattr turned on, and extattr is not available, then
> the mount would fail, rather than succeeding with exattr missing.
> kre

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