Re: [PATCH 1/1] PXAFB: Support for backlight control

From: Rodolfo Giometti
Date: Thu Feb 22 2007 - 04:32:39 EST

On Thu, Feb 22, 2007 at 09:27:09AM +0000, Richard Purdie wrote:
> Yes, my point is that you shouldn't need to touch pxafb if you use the
> backlight class. I know pxafb has backlight hooks but they are probably
> going to get removed at some point as they should no longer be needed.

I see.

> What changes do you need to it to be able to use it as a generic driver?
> The main issue is that the structure definition is in one of the
> sharpsl.h files at the moment so most drivers can't get to it. Fix that
> and it should make a good generic driver.

I'll do as you suggest!

> Ideally I'd prefer to leave the name alone since there is broken
> userspace on the Zaurus that uses that name but I can see why people
> want it renamed if its to be used as a generic driver...

Yes. :)

I'll wait for the 2.6.21 to see what to do... thanks a lot,



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