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Date:   Fri, 20 Nov 2020 15:09:22 +0000
From:   David Howells <>
To:     Trond Myklebust <>,
        Anna Schumaker <>,
        Steve French <>,
        Dominique Martinet <>
Cc:, Jeff Layton <>,
        Matthew Wilcox <>,
        Alexander Viro <>,,,,,,,,
Subject: [RFC PATCH 32/76] netfs: Make a netfs helper module

Make a netfs helper module to manage read request segmentation, caching
support and transparent huge page support on behalf of a network

Signed-off-by: David Howells <>

 fs/fscache/Kconfig |    1 +
 fs/netfs/Kconfig   |    8 ++++++++
 2 files changed, 9 insertions(+)
 create mode 100644 fs/netfs/Kconfig

diff --git a/fs/fscache/Kconfig b/fs/fscache/Kconfig
index ce6f731065d0..b04f07160e5e 100644
--- a/fs/fscache/Kconfig
+++ b/fs/fscache/Kconfig
@@ -2,6 +2,7 @@
 config FSCACHE
 	tristate "General filesystem local caching manager"
+	depends on NETFS_SUPPORT
 	  This option enables a generic filesystem caching manager that can be
 	  used by various network and other filesystems to cache data locally.
diff --git a/fs/netfs/Kconfig b/fs/netfs/Kconfig
new file mode 100644
index 000000000000..2ebf90e6ca95
--- /dev/null
+++ b/fs/netfs/Kconfig
@@ -0,0 +1,8 @@
+# SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only
+	tristate "Support for network filesystem high-level I/O"
+	help
+	  This option enables support for network filesystems, including
+	  helpers for high-level buffered I/O, abstracting out read
+	  segmentation, local caching and transparent huge page support.

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