[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: [Linux-cluster] Posix ACL deps for gfs-kernel modules



If you apply the patches in cluster/gfs-kernel/patches to the kernel and
build GFS that way, things work ok.


On Wed, Jul 28, 2004 at 10:57:11AM +0200, Lazar Obradovic wrote:
> Hi, 
> 
> I've been playing with out-of-tree building of gfs related modules
> (actually, creating ebuilds for gfs), and found out one really stupid
> thing: 
> 
> You cannot successfuly build gfs-kernel modules if you don't have at
> least one "regular" filesystem build in kernel with Posix ACL support. 
> The thing is that gfs-kernel tree modules expect to have posix_acl*
> symbols available from already build kernel. 
> 
> Perhaps it's not a "bug" in gfs-kernel after all, since kernel
> documentation states:
> 
> --- fs/KConfig ---
> config FS_POSIX_ACL
> # Posix ACL utility routines (for now, only ext2/ext3/jfs/reiserfs)
> #
> # NOTE: you can implement Posix ACLs without these helpers (XFS does).
> #       Never use this symbol for ifdefs.
> #
>         bool
>         depends on EXT2_FS_POSIX_ACL || EXT3_FS_POSIX_ACL ||
> JFS_POSIX_ACL || REISERFS_FS_POSIX_ACL
>         default y
> --- fs/KConfig ---
> 
> but, on the other hand, it doesn't put CONFIG_FS_POSIX_ACL in .config,
> so fs/Makefile ignores posix_acl.o and xattr.o when compiliing kernel. 
> 
> Is this gfs or kernel issue? Can we locally correct this (somehow force
> the compilation of fs/posix_acl.o and fs/xattr.o if not available) or do
> we have report this to LKML? 
> 
> Quick fix would be to compile kernel with EXT3_FS_POSIX_ACL, but i'm not
> sure what side-effects would that have on ext3 filesystems.
> 
> -- 
> Lazar Obradovic, System Engineer
> ----- 
> laza YU net
> YUnet International http://www.EUnet.yu
> Dubrovacka 35/III, 11000 Belgrade
> Tel: +381 11 3119901; Fax: +381 11 3119901
> -----
> This e-mail is confidential and intended only for the recipient.
> Unauthorized distribution, modification or disclosure of its
> contents is prohibited. If you have received this e-mail in error,
> please notify the sender by telephone +381 11 3119901.
> -----
> 
> 
> --
> Linux-cluster mailing list
> Linux-cluster redhat com
> http://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/linux-cluster

-- 
Ken Preslan <kpreslan redhat com>


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]