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    SubjectRe: -mm merge plans for 2.6.20
    On 12/5/06, James Simmons <jsimmons@infradead.org> wrote:
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    > > > > video-sysfs-support-take-2-add-dev-argument-for-backlight_device_register.patch
    > > >
    > > > Does this patch update the fbdev drivers?
    > >
    > > ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.19-rc6/2.6.19-rc6-mm2/broken-out/video-sysfs-support-take-2-add-dev-argument-for-backlight_device_register.patch
    > >
    > > Seems not. Should it?
    >
    > Yes. Its bizarre. The drivers compile with the wrong method prototype. I
    > updated the fbdev drivers to the new backlight_device_register and it
    > compiled as expect. There are a few other problems with teh fbdev drivers.
    > I will send a patch.
    >
    > > > > add-display-output-class-support.patch
    > > > > add-output-class-document.patch
    > > > > drivers-add-lcd-support-3.patch
    > > > > drivers-add-lcd-support-3-Kconfig-fix.patch
    > > > > drivers-add-lcd-support-update-4.patch
    > > > > drivers-add-lcd-support-update-5.patch
    > > > > drivers-add-lcd-support-update6.patch
    > > > > drivers-add-lcd-support-update-7.patch
    > > > > drivers-add-lcd-support-update-8.patch
    > > >
    > > > Ug. We have alot of interfaces attempting to do the same thing. We also
    > > > have the lcd class_dev in drivers/video/backlight. I did some work which I
    > > > will post to interested parties in the hopes of getting one interface to
    > > > make everyone happy.
    > >
    > > Well can you please work out what we should do with Miguel?
    >
    > I sent a email already. The details will be hammered out.
    >
    >

    Right back from exams and with lots of spare time :)

    I got your patch, so I'm going to try your patch and exchange all the
    "platform_device_*" stuff with your display class and move ks0108,
    cfag12864b and cfag12864bfb to drivers/video/display/

    --
    Miguel Ojeda
    http://maxextreme.googlepages.com/index.htm
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