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SubjectRe: PATCH: Toshiba Bluetooth enabler (v3)
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On 12/11/09, Jes Sorensen <jes.sorensen@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/10/09 18:00, Alan Jenkins wrote:
>> I did question "depends on RFKILL". If you manually configure a
>> kernel, you will miss "If you have a modern Toshiba laptop with a
>> Bluetooth and an RFKill switch (such as the Portege R500), say Y."
>> unless you enable RFKILL first. (Which is unnecessary since the
>> driver will work exactly the same with RFKILL=n). I wouldn't call it
>> a strong objection, but it would be nice to hear the reason you
>> included this dependency.
>>
>> Everything else looks fine. Thanks for working on this.
>> Alan
>
> The driver is acting as RFKill functionality, even if it doesn't
> provide it in full. We can pull that depend if you like, however
> I still think it's awkward to offer a driver for a functionality
> the user had previously said no to.

Ok. You have the advantage of having hardware, so you have a better
idea of what the user experience is going to be like. I can't find
any more compelling argument for dropping the dependency. If it's
just me feeling uneasy about this, then don't let me stop you.

Alan


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