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Re: kernel config question



On Mon, 2007-03-19 at 10:53 -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> David Woodhouse (dwmw2 infradead org) said: 
> > > Any reason why CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED is set? Which user land bits
> > > still need this? Is work being done to eliminate the need for this? 
> > 
> > Hopefully. It's causing oopses. We should ideally have bugs filed for
> > anything in userspace which needs it.
> 
> It's causing oopses, so we should fix userspace because the kernel is
> busted?

Because a _deprecated_ feature in the kernel is busted, you mean?

The answer would be 'maybe'. I can't say; I don't know what needs it. I
have a crappy workaround which disables _some_ of what
CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED does, but I don't know if that's the bit which
this obsolete userspace stuff is using.

> It's known what needs it, it's unlikely to be fixed before F7.

Bug numbers or more details? The workaround of which I speak is
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=227893#c9

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dwmw2


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