Re: [PATCH] HID: hid-input: default HID_BATTERY_STRENGTH to no

From: Matthew Garrett
Date: Wed Apr 18 2012 - 10:25:09 EST

On Wed, Apr 18, 2012 at 10:11:31AM -0400, Josh Boyer wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 18, 2012 at 03:08:54PM +0100, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> > Don't. The only bit of user-space that's broken is upower, and it's
> > getting a fixed release shortly.
> Matthew suggested that additional kernel patches were required to add a
> scope parameter so upower could understand that the battery is powering
> a device and not the system.
> Also, when did it become OK to force-enable a new feature that is
> _known_ to not work properly on recent userspace? That makes no sense
> to me.

I agree. It's a great feature, but it shouldn't be default y if
userspace isn't ready for it yet.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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