[PATCH] base: Disable CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER by default
- Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:13:50 +0100
- From: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert+renesas@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: [PATCH] base: Disable CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER by default
Since commit 7934779a69f1184f ("Driver-Core: disable /sbin/hotplug by
default"), the help text for the /sbin/hotplug fork-bomb says
"This should not be used today [...] creates a high system load, or
[...] out-of-memory situations during bootup". The rationale for this
was that no recent mainstream system used this anymore (in 2010!).
A few years later, the complete uevent helper support was made optional
in commit 86d56134f1b67d0c ("kobject: Make support for uevent_helper
optional."). However, if was still left enabled by default, to support
Time passed by, and nothing should use this anymore, so it can be
disabled by default.
Signed-off-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert+renesas@xxxxxxxxx>
drivers/base/Kconfig | 1 -
1 file changed, 1 deletion(-)
diff --git a/drivers/base/Kconfig b/drivers/base/Kconfig
index 3e63a900b330e9b4..cf29115f055b8a1a 100644
@@ -3,7 +3,6 @@ menu "Generic Driver Options"
bool "Support for uevent helper"
- default y
The uevent helper program is forked by the kernel for