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Re: [PATCH] btrfs: disable zstd support for i386-pc

From: Eli Schwartz
Subject: Re: [PATCH] btrfs: disable zstd support for i386-pc
Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 18:58:50 -0400
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On 11/7/19 12:08 AM, Vladimir 'phcoder' Serbinenko wrote:
> On Wed, 6 Nov 2019, 20:55 Michael Chang, <> wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 06, 2019 at 11:15:04AM -0800, Vladimir 'phcoder' Serbinenko
>> wrote:
>>> Please don't do it this way. The right solution is to move it to separate
>>> module and include zstd module when needed.
>> I fully agree to work out a proper solution, but before that I think it
>> is necessary to stop it from spread out going forward, as the running
>> system upgrading to new version could be affected and the consequence is
>> fatal - an unbootable system, qualified to be show stopper imho.
> We don't do a release right now, so I don't think it's justified. Also
> increase in size can easily come from a compiler. If an increase in size
> can make system unbootable on upgrade, I'd rather be fixing this than just
> pepper over it.

Given grub 2.06 is on the horizon, is it time to re-evaluate this and
disable something known to be badly broken?

Failing that, is anyone working on making it a separate module? :)

Eli Schwartz
Arch Linux Bug Wrangler and Trusted User

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