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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/6] block: Create scsi_sense.h for SCSI and ATAPI
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On 5/23/18 8:25 AM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Wed, May 23, 2018 at 08:13:56AM -0600, Jens Axboe wrote:
>>> Should I move to code to a new drivers/scsi/scsi_sense.c and add it to
>>> drivers/scsi/Makefile as:
>>>
>>> obj-$(CONFIG_BLK_SCSI_REQUEST) += scsi_sense.o
>>>
>>> Every place I want to use the code is already covered by
>>> CONFIG_BLK_SCSI_REQUEST, so it seems like I just need to know where to
>>> put the .c file. :P
>>
>> I think this is so much saner than a SCSI select or dependency, so I'll
>> have to disagree with Martin and Christoph. Just put it in drivers/scsi,
>> if it's the location they care about.
>
> I actually plan to remove CONFIG_BLK_SCSI_REQUEST in a merge window
> or two. The only users are scsi and the ide layer, (virtio_blk
> support has already been accidentally disabled for a while), and getting
> rid of it allows to to shrink and simply the scsi data structures.
>
> But if you want this for now lets keep scsi_sense.c in drivers/scsi
> but depend on CONFIG_BLK_SCSI_REQUEST, that is easy enough to fix up.

It could be a stand-alone dependency, doesn't have to be BLK_SCSI_REQUEST.
BLA_SCSI_SENSE or something would do. I don't care too much about that,
mostly getting rid of the entire stack dependency.

--
Jens Axboe

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