Subject: Re: config(8) and filesystems.
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Simon Burge <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/04/2000 17:54:58
> >Looking at PR kern/6061, we have a problem where one filesystem
> >type (MFS) needs another (FFS) to be automagically included in the
> >vfs_list_initial array that config(8) builds in ioconf.c. What I'm
> >looking for is a way to specify this in the config grammer. At the
> >moment, config allows either
> > deffs FS1 ...
> > deffs fs_optfile.h FS
> i don't think it nice for MFS to pull FFS automagically in, and
> we should just bark if we have MFS alone (and it should be sufficient).
> an #error in sys/ufs/mfs/*.c should be enough...
The way it's set up now, all of the FFS code is pulled in anyway - it's
just the just the initialisation of FFS that isn't done. The way things
are now, there's no way for the code in sys/ufs/mfs/*.c to even know if
FFS has been configured or not...
Note that I wasn't trying to make the inclusion of FFS (or it's startup)
invisible - I wanted to explicitly put in sys/conf/files that MFS
depended on FFS.
Simon Burge <email@example.com>
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