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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2018-10-27 11:03:27 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2018-10-27 11:03:27 -0700
commit69d5b97c597307773fe6c59775a5d5a88bb7e6b3 (patch)
treed660625dd0b02721835be2db7a88137989a36339
parent5ecf3e110c32c5756351eed067cdf6a91c308e62 (diff)
download96b-common-69d5b97c597307773fe6c59775a5d5a88bb7e6b3.tar.gz
HID: we do not randomly make new drivers 'default y'
.. even when that "default y" is hidden syntactically as a default !EXPERT it's wrong. The only reason something should be 'default y' is if it used to be built-in, and it was made configurable, and the 'default y' is just retaining the status quo. Altheratively, the hardware for the driver has become _so_ common that it really makes sense for everybody to build it. Finally, one possible reason for 'default y' is because the option is not enabling any new code at all, but is just enabling other options (the networking people do this for vendor options, for example, so that you can disable whole vendors at a time). Clearly, none of these cases hold for the BigBen Interactive Kids' gamepad, and HID_BIGBEN_FF should thus most definitely not default to on for everybody. Cc: Hanno Zulla <kontakt@hanno.de> Cc: Jiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
-rw-r--r--drivers/hid/Kconfig1
1 files changed, 0 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/hid/Kconfig b/drivers/hid/Kconfig
index 18c846477ba2..5ed319e3b084 100644
--- a/drivers/hid/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/hid/Kconfig
@@ -188,7 +188,6 @@ config HID_BIGBEN_FF
depends on NEW_LEDS
depends on LEDS_CLASS
select INPUT_FF_MEMLESS
- default !EXPERT
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Support for the "Kid-friendly Wired Controller" PS3OFMINIPAD
gamepad made by BigBen Interactive, originally sold as a PS3