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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] backlight: Provide two stage registration
On Tue, 2009-09-15 at 20:27 +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 08:18:42PM +0100, Richard Purdie wrote:
> > Could we not pass an optional pointer to a properties structure to
> > create the backlight with instead or find a better way to solve this?
> That'd work, but it'd involve significant refactoring of all the
> drivers - we really need to be setting max_brightness before
> device_register() is called. I suspect it'd be an even larger delta
> against mainline.

But the delta would result in more readable code rather than all that
error checking/handling. Can we see how ugly that diff turns out to be?



Richard Purdie
Intel Open Source Technology Centre

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