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

From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Sun Apr 22 2012 - 04:38:57 EST

On Wed, Apr 18, 2012 at 19:28, Jiri Kosina <jkosina@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, 18 Apr 2012, Matthew Garrett wrote:
>> > 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? ÂThat 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.
> Fully agreed, the 'default y' part escaped my attention. I will be
> applying the patch and pushing out to Linus.
> I even wonder whether we shouldn't put a warning into the Kconfig entry,
> explaining the consequences of having userspace not ready for the feature.

is not set" in my max-all build.

As there's no help entry, and no other option selects it, HID_BATTERY_STRENGTH
cannot be set anyway in v3.4-rc4?



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