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Date:   Tue, 20 Oct 2020 09:40:06 +0200
From:   Geert Uytterhoeven <>
To:     Matthieu Baerts <>
Cc:     Paolo Abeni <>,
        Mat Martineau <>,
        "David S . Miller" <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,
        netdev <>,,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mptcp: MPTCP_KUNIT_TESTS should depend on MPTCP instead
 of selecting it

On Mon, Oct 19, 2020 at 10:38 PM Geert Uytterhoeven
<> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 19, 2020 at 5:47 PM Matthieu Baerts
> <> wrote:
> > On 19/10/2020 13:32, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > > MPTCP_KUNIT_TESTS selects MPTCP, thus enabling an optional feature the
> > > user may not want to enable.  Fix this by making the test depend on
> > > MPTCP instead.
> >
> > I think the initial intension was to select MPTCP to have an easy way to
> > enable all KUnit tests. We imitated what was and is still done in
> > fs/ext4/Kconfig.
> >
> > But it probably makes sense to depend on MPTCP instead of selecting it.
> > So that's fine for me. But then please also send a patch to ext4
> > maintainer to do the same there.
> Thanks, good point.  I didn't notice, as I did have ext4 enabled anyway.
> Will send a patch for ext4.  Looks like ext4 and MPTCP where the only
> test modules selecting their dependencies.

FTR, "[PATCH] ext: EXT4_KUNIT_TESTS should depend on EXT4_FS instead
of  selecting it"



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
                                -- Linus Torvalds

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