Subject: Re: The demise of DEV_BSIZE
To: Ross Harvey <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/07/1999 13:58:43
On Thu, 7 Oct 1999 12:15:26 -0700 (PDT) 
 Ross Harvey <> wrote:

 > OK, I misundertood the latest proposoal: to have the option off by default,
 > but by including in generic a defopt that removes the extra code, rather
 > than by NOT including a defopt that selected arbitrary sector sizing.
 > I suppose that's better, but it still seems strange. I would think that
 > the option should add the feature, not remove it, especially for this case
 > of an exotic and rarely-if-ever-used feature.

I completely agree with you; it should be something you enable by adding
an option.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>