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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] PXAFB: Support for backlight control
    On Wed, Feb 21, 2007 at 06:26:08PM +0200, Paul Sokolovsky wrote:
    k> Why? It's the same, except that it already exists, generic one (not
    > limited to pxafb), and requires 1 function (too bad that C doesn't
    > support lambda's):

    Ah, ok.

    > I sent a bit of criticism for that too ;-). YMMV, but kernel
    > solutions are just bound to be pretty simple and generic and lack
    > any "niceties", which you'd likely want to do anyway eventually. For
    > example, what if you'll want to implement "fade out" effect for
    > keyboard backlight? Doing it in adhoc manner in kernel? Whereas with
    > the LCD classdev, you can write generic "fade out" trigger and
    > attach/detach it from userspace.

    I agree. I just wish to add a backlight support for my LCD and
    minikeypad.

    What do you suggest to me in order to accomplish such task?

    Thanks for your suggestions,

    Rodolfo

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