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Date:   Wed, 12 Oct 2016 23:26:30 -0400
From:   Theodore Ts'o <>
To:     Eric Biggers <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ext4: do not advertise encryption support when disabled

On Mon, Oct 10, 2016 at 12:05:31PM -0700, Eric Biggers wrote:
> The sysfs file /sys/fs/ext4/features/encryption was present on kernels
> compiled with CONFIG_EXT4_FS_ENCRYPTION=n.  This was misleading because
> such kernels do not actually support ext4 encryption.  Therefore, only
> provide this file on kernels compiled with CONFIG_EXT4_FS_ENCRYPTION=y.
> Note: since the ext4 feature files are all hardcoded to have a contents
> of "supported", it really is the presence or absence of the file that is
> significant, not the contents (and this change reflects that).
> Signed-off-by: Eric Biggers <>

Thanks, applied.

					- Ted

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