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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Add support for the generic backlight device to the IBM ACPI driver
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    On Wed, 2006-10-11 at 13:54 +0100, Richard Hughes wrote:
    > On Wed, 2006-10-11 at 11:30 +0000, Pavel Machek wrote:
    > > Looks okay to me. It would be nice to get this in, so that we teach
    > > people to use generic interface, and so that we can remove crappy
    > > interfaces in future...
    >
    > What about needing a module parameter "enable-old-interface" so by
    > default be only support the new interface but can support the legacy one
    > if the user is running old userspace stuff? Insane?

    not worth the code imo; you're adding code to save some old cruft ;)


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