[PATCH/RFC?] usb/input: Add support for fn key on Apple PowerBooks

Ben Collins ben.collins at ubuntu.com
Tue Jan 3 13:29:13 EST 2006

On Mon, 2006-01-02 at 23:46 +0100, Michael Hanselmann wrote:

> +static int powerbook_fkeysfirst = 1;
> +module_param_named(pb_fkeysfirst, powerbook_fkeysfirst, bool, 0644);
> +MODULE_PARM_DESC(powerbook_fkeysfirst, "Use fn special keys only while pressing fn");
> +
> +static int powerbook_enablefnkeys = 1;
> +module_param_named(pb_enablefnkeys, powerbook_enablefnkeys, bool, 0644);
> +MODULE_PARM_DESC(powerbook_enablefnkeys, "Enable fn special keys");
> +
> +static int powerbook_enablekeypad = 1;
> +module_param_named(pb_enablekeypad, powerbook_enablekeypad, bool, 0644);
> +MODULE_PARM_DESC(powerbook_enablekeypad, "Enable keypad keys");
> +#endif

I think these should be inverted to, something like
pbook_disable_keypad, pbook_disable_fnkeys and pbook_fnfirst.

Two reasons. First, it just makes more sense to pass a module param to
turn something on (doing powerbook_enablekeypad=0 isn't as intuitive as
pbook_disable_keypad=1). Second reason is that since these are static
vars, defaulting them to uninitialized (leaving them in the bss, as 0)
reduces binary size.

   Ben Collins <ben.collins at ubuntu.com>
   Ubuntu Linux

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