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Date:	Wed, 2 Jan 2008 10:41:57 -0700
From:	Andreas Dilger <>
To:	Adrian Bunk <>
Subject: Re: [2.6.24 patch] let EXT4DEV_FS depend on BROKEN

On Jan 02, 2008  03:32 +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> It might make sense to offer ext4 in -mm and even in early -rc kernels, 
> but I've already seen people using ext4 simply because a stable kernel 
> offered it - and that's definitely not intended.
> Anyone who _really_ wants to test ext4 should anyway be able to do the 
> trivial change of removing the "depends on BROKEN" line.
> Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <>
> @@ -138,7 +138,7 @@ config EXT3_FS_SECURITY
>  config EXT4DEV_FS
>  	tristate "Ext4dev/ext4 extended fs support development (EXPERIMENTAL)"
> -	depends on EXPERIMENTAL
> +	depends on BROKEN
>  	select JBD2
>  	select CRC16
>  	help


Cheers, Andreas
Andreas Dilger
Sr. Staff Engineer, Lustre Group
Sun Microsystems of Canada, Inc.

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