Re: [git pull] drm request 2

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Tue Mar 02 2010 - 18:06:31 EST

On Tue, 2 Mar 2010, Dave Airlie wrote:
> because it does nothing on anything except the laptops in question and on
> those it does nothing except add a control file in debugfs?

It's still code. And if the user didn't ask for it, it should damn well
not be there.

> So how am I supposed to indicate to distro vendors that something should
> be turned on? If you think that distro kernel maintainers really
> understand every config option that goes past, I've got a bridge.

User configurations is _not_ your job. Your job is to make sure that the
kernel works, and people who don't ask for new feaures don't get them.

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