Subject: Re: g/c mountcompatnames[] ?
To: =?X-UNKNOWN?Q?Jarom=EDr_Dolecek?= <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/26/2001 13:08:23
On Tue, 26 Jun 2001, Jarom=EDr Dolecek wrote:

> Hi,
> 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?

Take care,