[2.6 patch] let CIFS_EXPERIMENTAL depend on EXPERIMENTAL

Adrian Bunk bunk at stusta.de
Fri Jul 22 19:14:57 GMT 2005

On Fri, Jul 22, 2005 at 02:02:41PM -0500, Steven French wrote:
> My worry would be that making CIFS_EXPERIMENTAL require EXPERIMENTAL would
> make the cifs build flag less granular and harder to use it for some
> obvious cases.
> For example, currently I am testing some cifs performance optimization code
> inside the CIFS_EXPERIMENTAL #ifdef - if this testing also required turning
> on another kernel ifdef it would be harder to build the modules so we would
> just measure the effect of the cifs performance change but not the other
> changes turned on by the experimental flag.

CONFIG_EXPERIMENTAL itself doesn't turn on anything.

Enabling CONFIG_EXPERIMENTAL offers options that are considered 
experimental code.

> Steve French



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