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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] misc: Add dell-laptop driver
    On Tue, Dec 02, 2008 at 11:02:28AM -0600, Matt Domsch wrote:

    > For the backlight, right now, userspace HAL calls out to libsmbios to
    > modify the backlight settings. Will this conflict? Or is it HAL that
    > would decide to use either the standard sysfs interface if present,
    > falling back to libsmbios if not?

    hal will currently provide both interfaces and it'll then be up to
    userspace to decide which to use. In future, the libsmbios code can be
    deprecated.

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    Matthew Garrett | mjg59@srcf.ucam.org


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