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SubjectRe: [patch 20/35] leds: route kbd LEDs through the generic LEDs layer
On Mon 2011-11-14 05:06:13, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Dmitry Torokhov, le Wed 12 Jan 2011 10:27:02 -0800, a écrit :
> > > --- a/drivers/char/Kconfig
> > > +++ b/drivers/char/Kconfig
> > > @@ -8,6 +8,7 @@ config VT
> > > bool "Virtual terminal" if EMBEDDED
> > > depends on !S390
> > > select INPUT
> > > + select LEDS_INPUT
> >
> > This will not work as LEDS_INPUT is itself depends and selects other
> > symbols and "select" statement does not propagate dependencies.
> >
> > Anyway, I was looking at the patch this way and that and I convinced
> > myself that while input should be integrated with LED subsystem doing it
> > via an input handler is not the right way. Input handler is, by it's
> > nature, an optional operation or an interface that exists to transform
> > the input core data stream into some other form. Here OTOH we have a
> > piece of hardware that we want to manage. I think the proper conversion
> > would involve attaching led_classdev structures directly to input_dev
> > objects and controlling them at the core level.
>
> Here is (at last!) an updated & tested patch. It actually makes things
> simpler, which is a good sign :)
>
> I however don't know how to fix the issue about VT selecting
> INPUT_LEDS.

Any news about this one? Having keyboard leds in the common framework
seems very welcome to me.
Pavel

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