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SubjectRe: [PATCH v17 08/10] fs/ntfs3: Add Kconfig, Makefile and doc
On Thu, Dec 31, 2020 at 06:23:59PM +0300, Konstantin Komarov wrote:
> This adds Kconfig, Makefile and doc
>
> Signed-off-by: Konstantin Komarov <almaz.alexandrovich@paragon-software.com>
> ---
> Documentation/filesystems/ntfs3.rst | 107 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> fs/ntfs3/Kconfig | 41 +++++++++++
> fs/ntfs3/Makefile | 31 ++++++++

Also Documentation/filesystems/index.rst should contain ntfs3.

> 3 files changed, 179 insertions(+)
> create mode 100644 Documentation/filesystems/ntfs3.rst
> create mode 100644 fs/ntfs3/Kconfig
> create mode 100644 fs/ntfs3/Makefile
>

> diff --git a/fs/ntfs3/Kconfig b/fs/ntfs3/Kconfig
> new file mode 100644
> index 000000000000..f9b732f4a5a0
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/fs/ntfs3/Kconfig
> @@ -0,0 +1,41 @@
> +# SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only
> +config NTFS3_FS
> + tristate "NTFS Read-Write file system support"
> + select NLS
> + help
> + Windows OS native file system (NTFS) support up to NTFS version 3.1.
> +
> + Y or M enables the NTFS3 driver with full features enabled (read,
> + write, journal replaying, sparse/compressed files support).
> + File system type to use on mount is "ntfs3". Module name (M option)
> + is also "ntfs3".
> +
> + Documentation: <file:Documentation/filesystems/ntfs3.rst>
> +
> +config NTFS3_64BIT_CLUSTER
> + bool "64 bits per NTFS clusters"
> + depends on NTFS3_FS && 64BIT
> + help
> + Windows implementation of ntfs.sys uses 32 bits per clusters.
> + If activated 64 bits per clusters you will be able to use 4k cluster
> + for 16T+ volumes. Windows will not be able to mount such volumes.
> +
> + It is recommended to say N here.
> +
> +config NTFS3_LZX_XPRESS
> + bool "activate support of external compressions lzx/xpress"
> + depends on NTFS3_FS
> + help
> + In Windows 10 one can use command "compact" to compress any files.
> + 4 possible variants of compression are: xpress4k, xpress8k, xpress16 and lzx.
> + To read such "compacted" files say Y here.

It would be nice that we tell what is recommend. I think that this is recommend.
Of course if this use lot's of resource that is different story but I do not
think that is the case.

> +
> +config NTFS3_POSIX_ACL
> + bool "NTFS POSIX Access Control Lists"
> + depends on NTFS3_FS
> + select FS_POSIX_ACL
> + help
> + POSIX Access Control Lists (ACLs) support additional access rights
> + for users and groups beyond the standard owner/group/world scheme,
> + and this option selects support for ACLs specifically for ntfs
> + filesystems.

Same here. Let's suggest what user should do. Is this recommend if we wan't
to use volume also in Windows?

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