path: root/fs/cramfs/Kconfig
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authorNicolas Pitre <nicolas.pitre@linaro.org>2017-10-12 02:16:13 -0400
committerAl Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>2017-10-15 00:47:23 -0400
commit8d59598c35dc1071e6c36f86c9a95f26dd08b4e5 (patch)
tree4890441289c7b514702eac01a67967004fd4af2d /fs/cramfs/Kconfig
parenteddcd97659e31f59fc99c6c3ca3dcce403585f7e (diff)
cramfs: rehabilitate it
Update documentation, pointer to latest tools, appoint myself as maintainer. Given it's been unloved for so long, I don't expect anyone will protest. Signed-off-by: Nicolas Pitre <nico@linaro.org> Tested-by: Chris Brandt <chris.brandt@renesas.com> Signed-off-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
Diffstat (limited to 'fs/cramfs/Kconfig')
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/fs/cramfs/Kconfig b/fs/cramfs/Kconfig
index ef86b06bc064..f937082f3244 100644
--- a/fs/cramfs/Kconfig
+++ b/fs/cramfs/Kconfig
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
config CRAMFS
- tristate "Compressed ROM file system support (cramfs) (OBSOLETE)"
+ tristate "Compressed ROM file system support (cramfs)"
Saying Y here includes support for CramFs (Compressed ROM File
@@ -15,8 +15,11 @@ config CRAMFS
cramfs. Note that the root file system (the one containing the
directory /) cannot be compiled as a module.
- This filesystem is obsoleted by SquashFS, which is much better
- in terms of performance and features.
+ This filesystem is limited in capabilities and performance on
+ purpose to remain small and low on RAM usage. It is most suitable
+ for small embedded systems. If you have ample RAM to spare, you may
+ consider a more capable compressed filesystem such as SquashFS
+ which is much better in terms of performance and features.
If unsure, say N.

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