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Date:   Thu, 22 Oct 2020 05:29:49 +0800
From:   David Gow <>
To:     Brendan Higgins <>
Cc:     Geert Uytterhoeven <>,
        "Theodore Ts'o" <>,
        Andreas Dilger <>,
        Shuah Khan <>,
        Iurii Zaikin <>,
        Paolo Abeni <>,
        Matthieu Baerts <>,,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ext: EXT4_KUNIT_TESTS should depend on EXT4_FS instead of
 selecting it

On Thu, Oct 22, 2020 at 5:15 AM Brendan Higgins
<> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 20, 2020 at 12:37 AM Geert Uytterhoeven
> <> wrote:
> >
> > EXT4_KUNIT_TESTS selects EXT4_FS, thus enabling an optional feature the
> > user may not want to enable.  Fix this by making the test depend on
> > EXT4_FS instead.
> >
> > Fixes: 1cbeab1b242d16fd ("ext4: add kunit test for decoding extended timestamps")
> > Signed-off-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
> If I remember correctly, having EXT4_KUNIT_TESTS select EXT4_FS was
> something that Ted specifically requested, but I don't have any strong
> feelings on it either way.

For what it's worth, the upcoming FAT filesystem tests[1] are also
select-ing FAT_FS at the moment, so if this changes here, I'll likely
update it there as well.

-- David


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