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SubjectRe: No more new fbdev drivers, please

On Thu, Sep 24, 2015 at 03:27:01PM +0300, Tomi Valkeinen wrote:
> fbdev is (more or less) maintained, but it's a deprecated framework. All
> new Linux display drivers should be done on DRM.
> So let's not add any more new fbdev drivers.
> I will continue to maintain the current fbdev drivers, and I don't mind
> adding some new features to those current drivers, as long as the amount
> of code required to add the features stays sensible.
> I see we have three fbdev drivers in staging: xgifb, fbtft and sm750fb,
> and the question is what to do with those.

I was still planning to work on xgifb as I need it on some systems for
the console.


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