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SubjectRe: [Linux-fbdev-devel] Re: rotation.
On Wed, Jan 08, 2003 at 11:24:22AM +0100, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> 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.

But you could also provide driver hooks for the chips which have such a
rotation feature included (don't know if such exist, but i suppose they
do, or may in the future).

So, we also support fbcon for not left to righ locales ?


Sven Luther
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