Subject: Re: g/c mountcompatnames ?
To: =?X-UNKNOWN?Q?Jarom=EDr_Dolecek?= <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
Date: 06/26/2001 13:08:23
On Tue, 26 Jun 2001, Jarom=EDr Dolecek wrote:
> I'd like to g/c mountcompatnames and appropriate COMPAT_* code
> which supports using fs id instead of name for mount. That code
> is getting maintanence problem and contains support for some
> filesystem types 0.9 didn't support at all. vfs_sysctl() would be
> changed to use the values from CTL_VFS_NAMES, so there would
> be just one place to make changes to, and only if that filesystem
> would support fs-specific sysctls. I'm appending the patch in attachment.
I think this might be the first time we drop a COMPAT option. I'm not sure
if that's a good thing to do.
How is it becoming a maintenance problem - it's not changing, is it?