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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 0/4] Add a generic driver for LED-based backlight
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On 7/22/19 9:06 AM, Lee Jones wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Jul 2019, Jacek Anaszewski wrote:
>
>> On 7/17/19 4:15 PM, Jean-Jacques Hiblot wrote:
>>> This series aims to add a led-backlight driver, similar to pwm-backlight,
>>> but using a LED class device underneath.
>>>
>>> A few years ago (2015), Tomi Valkeinen posted a series implementing a
>>> backlight driver on top of a LED device:
>>> https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/7293991/
>>> https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/7294001/
>>> https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/7293981/
>>>
>>> The discussion stopped because Tomi lacked the time to work on it.
>>>
>>> changes in v4:
>>> - fix dev_err() messages and commit logs following the advices of Pavel
>>> - cosmetic changes (indents, getting rid of "? 1 : 0" in
>>> led_match_led_node())
>>>
>>> changes in v3:
>>> - dt binding: don't limit the brightness range to 0-255. Use the range of
>>> the underlying LEDs. as a side-effect, all LEDs must now have the same
>>> range
>>> - driver: Adapt to dt binding update.
>>> - driver: rework probe() for clarity and remove the remaining goto.
>>>
>>> changes in v2:
>>> - handle more than one LED.
>>> - don't make the backlight device a child of the LED controller.
>>> - make brightness-levels and default-brightness-level optional
>>> - removed the option to use a GPIO enable.
>>> - removed the option to use a regulator. It should be handled by the LED
>>> core
>>> - don't make any change to the LED core (not needed anymore)
>>>
>>> Jean-Jacques Hiblot (2):
>>> leds: Add managed API to get a LED from a device driver
>>> dt-bindings: backlight: Add led-backlight binding
>>>
>>> Tomi Valkeinen (2):
>>> leds: Add of_led_get() and led_put()
>>> backlight: add led-backlight driver
>>>
>>> .../bindings/leds/backlight/led-backlight.txt | 28 ++
>>> drivers/leds/led-class.c | 92 ++++++
>>> drivers/video/backlight/Kconfig | 7 +
>>> drivers/video/backlight/Makefile | 1 +
>>> drivers/video/backlight/led_bl.c | 268 ++++++++++++++++++
>>> include/linux/leds.h | 6 +
>>> 6 files changed, 402 insertions(+)
>>> create mode 100644 Documentation/devicetree/bindings/leds/backlight/led-backlight.txt
>>> create mode 100644 drivers/video/backlight/led_bl.c
>>>
>>
>> For the whole set:
>>
>> Acked-by: Jacek Anaszewski <jacek.anaszewski@gmail.com>
>>
>> Lee - we need to create immutable branch for this set since there will
>> be some interfering changes in the LED core in this cycle.
>>
>> I can create the branch and send the pull request once we will
>> obtain the ack from Rob for DT bindings, unless you have other
>> preference.
>
> We also require a review to be conducted by Daniel Thompson.
>
> After which, an immutable branch sounds like a good idea. I'd like to
> create this myself if you don't mind.

Sure, thanks.

--
Best regards,
Jacek Anaszewski

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