[2.6 patch] let CIFS_EXPERIMENTAL depend on EXPERIMENTAL

Adrian Bunk bunk at stusta.de
Wed Nov 2 00:41:59 GMT 2005

On Mon, Oct 31, 2005 at 10:21:36AM -0600, Steven French wrote:
> If users really remember that CONFIG_EXPERIMENTAL does not enable anything
> than it is probably a good idea -

I'd express it differently:

People interested in experimental options like CIFS_EXPERIMENTAL did 
already enable EXPERIMENTAL.

> There is a minor problem - ie that there are some features in CIFS that
> with 2.6.14 out are no longer really experimental that need to be pulled
> out of the ifdef.   I have a pretty big cifs merge to do, but I have no
> real problem with your patch (we have enough time to add one or two more
> cifs config options, clean up others)

I don't see any problem with this.

It's quite normal that code moves out of an EXPERIMENTAL option once 
it's matured.

> Steve French



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