Re: [Linux-fbdev-devel] Re: [PATCH] fbgen & multiple RGBA

From: Romain Dolbeau (
Date: Mon Jun 25 2001 - 03:14:09 EST

James Simmons wrote:
> > the attached patch fix a problem with fbgen when changing the
> > RGBA components but not the depth ; fbgen would not change
> > the colormap in this case, where it should.
> It would be much easier to use a memcmp.

For the color component, yes, but you can't use a memcmp
on the 'fb_var_screeninfo', as some member of the struct
are irrelevant to colormap switching (you don't want
to reinstall the colormap if only the refresh rate changed,
for instance).

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