[linux-usb-devel] Re: [Bug 4424] New: modem speedtouch USB don't work on amd64 with kernel 2.6.12-rc1

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Thu Mar 31 03:03:11 EST 2005

On Thu, 2005-03-31 at 09:50 +0200, Duncan Sands wrote:
> I'd rather have "select".  I'm considering having it select ATM as well...
> I think select is more logical: if someone has this modem, it's natural
> that they simply choose to build the driver, and that dependencies are
> automatically taken care of.

No, really -- it's entirely _unnatural_ that if they want to turn ATM
off, they can't because some random driver they don't care about has
_forced_ it to be on.

As a rule, you should try to use 'depends on' for any user-visible
option, and 'select' only for invisible options.


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