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Re: [PATCH] remove CONFIG_XFS_SECURITY

To: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] remove CONFIG_XFS_SECURITY
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2008 07:12:09 +0000
Cc: xfs-oss <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Sun, Jan 06, 2008 at 09:36:39PM -0600, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> Is there any point to this option?  Sure, it disables the ability
> to set security attributes at runtime, but it doesn't slim down 
> any code.
> 
> Any reason to not remove it, and always allow security attributes
> to be set?

I suspect the reason it is there currently is because the other
filesystems have similar option.   Removing it sounds perfectly
fine to me.


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