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Date:	Thu, 11 Aug 2011 16:56:19 +0200 (CEST)
From:	Lukas Czerner <lczerner@...hat.com>
To:	Lukas Czerner <lczerner@...hat.com>
cc:	linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org, tytso@....edu
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ext4: Documenatation: remove acl and user_xattr mount
 options

On Tue, 28 Jun 2011, Lukas Czerner wrote:

> Acl and user_xattr mount options are no longer needed since those
> features are enabled by default if configured in (seee commit
> ea6633369458992241599c9d9ebadffaeddec164). We can not easily
> deprecate mount options itself (since it is probably too early),
> but we can remove it from documentation first.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Lukas Czerner <lczerner@...hat.com>

Hi Ted,

any chance picking that up ?

Thanks!
-Lukas

> ---
>  Documentation/filesystems/ext4.txt |   25 +++++++++++--------------
>  1 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/ext4.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/ext4.txt
> index 3ae9bc9..9544e2c 100644
> --- a/Documentation/filesystems/ext4.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/filesystems/ext4.txt
> @@ -209,22 +209,19 @@ oldalloc		This disables the Orlov block allocator and enables
>  			performance - we'd like to get some feedback if it's
>  			the contrary for you.
>  
> -user_xattr		Enables Extended User Attributes.  Additionally, you
> -			need to have extended attribute support enabled in the
> -			kernel configuration (CONFIG_EXT4_FS_XATTR).  See the
> -			attr(5) manual page and http://acl.bestbits.at/ to
> -			learn more about extended attributes.
> -
> -nouser_xattr		Disables Extended User Attributes.
> -
> -acl			Enables POSIX Access Control Lists support.
> -			Additionally, you need to have ACL support enabled in
> -			the kernel configuration (CONFIG_EXT4_FS_POSIX_ACL).
> -			See the acl(5) manual page and http://acl.bestbits.at/
> -			for more information.
> +nouser_xattr		Disables Extended User Attributes. If you have extended
> +			attribute support enabled in the kernel configuration
> +			(CONFIG_EXT4_FS_XATTR), extended attribute support
> +			is enabled by default on mount. See the attr(5) manual
> +			page and http://acl.bestbits.at/ for more information
> +			about extended attributes.
>  
>  noacl			This option disables POSIX Access Control List
> -			support.
> +			support. If ACL support is enabled in the kernel
> +			configuration (CONFIG_EXT4_FS_POSIX_ACL), ACL is
> +			enabled by default on mount. See the acl(5) manual
> +			page and http://acl.bestbits.at/ for more information
> +			about acl.
>  
>  bsddf		(*)	Make 'df' act like BSD.
>  minixdf			Make 'df' act like Minix.
> 

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