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SubjectRe: [2.6 patch] HID: fix default building of all quirky devices
On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 10:17:27AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Wed, 15 Oct 2008, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> >
> > And notice how you mis-use select. That's not how to disable a question. A
> > question gets disabled by just doing an "if xyz" on the question itself,
> > like Adrian did.
> Side note: Adrian too has a very odd and non-obvious way of doing this.
> His patch did config entries like
> config HID_BRIGHT
> tristate "Bright" if EMBEDDED
> default USB_HID
> depends on USB_HID
> which is a really odd way to express this. The much more natural one is
> config HID_BRIGHT
> tristate "Bright" if EMBEDDED
> depends on USB_HID
> default y
> since there's no point in saying "default USB_HID" + "depends on USB_HID",
> and that's just confusing. Since it depends on USB_HID, the "default y"
> will automatically degrade to whatever USB_HID was set to.

For me the more obvious way was what I did, but I agree that your
solution looks better.

> Linus



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of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
"Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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