Re: [PATCH] BLOCK: Make it possible to disable the block layer

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On Thu, Aug 24, 2006 at 06:39:14PM +0200, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> >> On Thu, 2006-08-24 at 17:29 +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> >> >         bool "Enable the block layer" depends on EMBEDDED 
> >> 
> >> Please. no. CONFIG_EMBEDDED was a bad idea in the first place -- its
> >> sole purpose is to pander to Aunt Tillie.
> >
> >It's not for Aunt Tillie.
> >It's for an average system administrator who compiles his own kernel.
> >
> >CONFIG_BLOCK=n will only be for the "the kernel must become as fast as 
> >possible, and I really know what I'm doing" people.
> Then that should be CONFIG_I_AM_AN_EXPERT (CONFIG_EXPERT), not 

It makes sense that there is one option only for additional space 

But you are right, we need a second option for not space related expert 

I'll send a patch for this.

> Jan Engelhardt



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