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SubjectRe: -mm merge plans for 2.6.20
On 12/5/06, James Simmons <jsimmons@infradead.org> wrote:
>
> > > > 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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