any reason for CONFIG_FUSE_FS=y

Bernd Schubert bs_lists at
Tue Aug 9 13:21:47 UTC 2022


I would like to ask if there is a good reason Ubuntu builds fuse as 
statically into the kernel instead of using a module?

Reason I'm asking is that we are currently working on a couple of fuse 
improvements and

a) A static module makes development a bit harder, I cannot take any 
quickly installed ubuntu system and just load an updated module, but 
always need to install a non custom kernel package.

b) Makes it impossible to provide the updated module as preview to our 
customers, without extra work like renaming all exported symbols and 
adding another /dev/something char device to replace /dev/fuse

c) Makes it hard for us to support customer issues if a fuse issue 
should come up (rare case).


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