Re: crc32 cleanups

From: Keith Owens (
Date: Fri Oct 12 2001 - 21:45:11 EST

On Fri, 12 Oct 2001 21:36:45 -0500 (CDT),
Jeff Garzik <> wrote:
>On Sat, 13 Oct 2001, Keith Owens wrote:
>> It is better to define CONFIG_CRC32 and have the files set
>> CONFIG_CRC32 for selected drivers. That avoids the problem of lots of
>> drivers wanting to patch the same Makefile, instead the selection of
>> crc32 is kept with the driver selection.
>No, because that doesn't take care of the module case (CONFIG_CRC32=m).

Don't build crc32.o as a module, if it is required at all then make it
built in. Building small service routines as modules is a waste of
space, they take up complete pages when they are loaded.

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