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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/10] pwm-backlight: Add GPIO and power supply support
[ Cc: Olof Johansson, Kevin Hilman and Arnd Bergman: arm-soc maintainers ]

On Mon, Sep 23, 2013 at 11:40:57PM +0200, Thierry Reding wrote:
> This series adds the ability to specify a GPIO and a power supply to
> enable a backlight.
>
> Patch 1 refactors the power on and power off sequences into separate
> functions in preparation for subsequent patches.
>
> Patch 2 adds an optional GPIO to enable a backlight. This patch only
> includes the field within the platform data so that it can be properly
> setup before actually being put to use.
>
> Patches 3 to 7 convert all users of the pwm-backlight driver to use the
> new field. For most of them, this just initializes the field to -1,
> marking the field as unused.
>
> Patch 8 uses the new field within the pwm-backlight driver and at the
> same time allows it to be parsed from device tree.
>
> Patch 9 implements support for an optional power supply. This relies on
> the regulator core to return a dummy regulator when no supply has been
> otherwise setup so the driver doesn't have to handle that specially nor
> require all users to be updated.
>
> Patch 10 adds a way to keep a backlight turned off at boot. This is
> useful when hooking up a backlight with a subsystem such as DRM which
> has more explicit semantics as to when a backlight should be turned on.
>
> Due to the dependencies within the series, I propose to take all these
> patches through the PWM tree, so I'll need acks from OMAP, PXA, Samsung,
> shmobile and Unicore32 maintainers.

I received some feedback regarding shmobile conflicts when
arm-soc was merged between v3.11 and v3.12-rc1. With this
in mind I now have a strong preference for changes inside
arch/arm/mach-shmobile/ to be taken through my renesas
tree and thus more importantly through arm-soc if possible.

> Thierry
>
> Thierry Reding (10):
> pwm-backlight: Refactor backlight power on/off
> pwm-backlight: Add optional enable GPIO
> ARM: OMAP: Initialize PWM backlight enable_gpio field
> ARM: pxa: Initialize PWM backlight enable_gpio field
> ARM: SAMSUNG: Initialize PWM backlight enable_gpio field
> ARM: shmobile: Initialize PWM backlight enable_gpio field
> unicore32: Initialize PWM backlight enable_gpio field
> pwm-backlight: Use new enable_gpio field
> pwm-backlight: Use an optional power supply
> pwm-backlight: Allow backlight to remain disabled on boot
>
> .../bindings/video/backlight/pwm-backlight.txt | 6 +
> arch/arm/mach-omap2/board-zoom-peripherals.c | 1 +
> arch/arm/mach-pxa/cm-x300.c | 1 +
> arch/arm/mach-pxa/colibri-pxa270-income.c | 1 +
> arch/arm/mach-pxa/ezx.c | 1 +
> arch/arm/mach-pxa/hx4700.c | 1 +
> arch/arm/mach-pxa/lpd270.c | 1 +
> arch/arm/mach-pxa/magician.c | 1 +
> arch/arm/mach-pxa/mainstone.c | 1 +
> arch/arm/mach-pxa/mioa701.c | 1 +
> arch/arm/mach-pxa/palm27x.c | 1 +
> arch/arm/mach-pxa/palmtc.c | 35 +----
> arch/arm/mach-pxa/palmte2.c | 1 +
> arch/arm/mach-pxa/pcm990-baseboard.c | 1 +
> arch/arm/mach-pxa/raumfeld.c | 1 +
> arch/arm/mach-pxa/tavorevb.c | 2 +
> arch/arm/mach-pxa/viper.c | 1 +
> arch/arm/mach-pxa/z2.c | 2 +
> arch/arm/mach-pxa/zylonite.c | 1 +
> arch/arm/mach-s3c24xx/mach-h1940.c | 1 +
> arch/arm/mach-s3c24xx/mach-rx1950.c | 1 +
> arch/arm/mach-s3c64xx/mach-crag6410.c | 1 +
> arch/arm/mach-s3c64xx/mach-hmt.c | 1 +
> arch/arm/mach-s3c64xx/mach-smartq.c | 1 +
> arch/arm/mach-s3c64xx/mach-smdk6410.c | 1 +
> arch/arm/mach-s5p64x0/mach-smdk6440.c | 1 +
> arch/arm/mach-s5p64x0/mach-smdk6450.c | 1 +
> arch/arm/mach-s5pc100/mach-smdkc100.c | 1 +
> arch/arm/mach-s5pv210/mach-smdkv210.c | 1 +
> arch/arm/mach-shmobile/board-armadillo800eva.c | 1 +
> arch/arm/plat-samsung/dev-backlight.c | 5 +
> arch/unicore32/kernel/puv3-nb0916.c | 1 +
> drivers/video/backlight/pwm_bl.c | 142 ++++++++++++++++-----
> include/linux/pwm_backlight.h | 7 +
> 34 files changed, 162 insertions(+), 64 deletions(-)
>
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