Re: [PATCH] Fix Reiser4 Dependencies

From: Edward Shishkin
Date: Wed Jun 22 2005 - 04:22:31 EST

Andrew James Wade wrote:

Hello Edward, Hans.

Edward Shishkin wrote:

ZLIB_INFLATE/DEFLATE will be selected by special reiser4 related
option "Enable reiser4 compression plugins of gzip family" ...

Sounds promising.

Anyway thanks,

You're welcome.

On June 21, 2005 02:47 pm, Hans Reiser wrote:

I am sorry, are you telling him that it works for you because you have
code that is different?

As I understand it, when his upcoming changes are merged, base Reiser4
would no longer depend on ZLIB_INFLATE/DEFLATE and my patch would then be

Yes, this will be supported optionally, plus some code to check it in the places
where zlib is really needed.


I am not in a position to know whether a code-dump or a minimal
fix or something in-between is most appropriate for the next -mm release,
for the moment just tweaking the Kconfig is working for me (I'm using
Reiser4 under 2.6.12-mm1 with no further problems).


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