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SubjectRe: rotation.
On Tue, 7 Jan 2003, James Simmons wrote:
> I'm about to implement rotation which is needed for devices like the ipaq.
> The question is do we flip the xres and yres values depending on the
> rotation or do we just alter the data that will be drawn to make the
> screen appear to rotate. How does hardware rotate view the x and y axis?
> Are they rotated or does just the data get rotated?

Where are you going to implement the rotation? At the fbcon or fbdev level?

Fbcon has the advantage that it'll work for all frame buffer devices.



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