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From: Ondrej Zajicek <santiago@crfreenet.org>
To: Andres Salomon <dilinger@queued.net>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	linux-fbdev-devel@lists.sourceforge.net,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, adaplas@gmail.com
Subject: Re: [Linux-fbdev-devel] [PATCH 1/4] gxfb: Replace FBSIZE config option with a kernel argument
Date: Sun, 9 Mar 2008 23:00:25 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080309220025.GD9971@localhost.localdomain> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080308201950.28f6eae8@ephemeral>

On Sat, Mar 08, 2008 at 08:19:50PM -0500, Andres Salomon wrote:
> > assuming this is historical at this point, and manual options parsing can
> > be removed from all fb drivers at this point, or is there another reason
> > why manual parsing would be necessary?
> > 
> 
> Could I get an answer from the fbdevel folks about this?  It looks like
> the fb_get_options stuff is there for backwards compatibility.

I think so. I used fb_get_options() in arkfb and vt8623fb for mode option
only. Universal notation module.option=value is much nicer than manual
options parsing.  

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  parent reply	other threads:[~2008-03-09 22:43 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-23  6:10 Andres Salomon
2008-02-28  0:31 ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-28  0:58   ` Andres Salomon
2008-02-28  1:12     ` Jordan Crouse
2008-03-09  1:19     ` [PATCH 1/4] " Andres Salomon
2008-03-09  1:19     ` Andres Salomon
2008-03-09 18:12       ` Randy Dunlap
2008-03-09 22:00       ` Ondrej Zajicek [this message]
2008-03-09 23:57         ` [Linux-fbdev-devel] " Andres Salomon
2008-03-10  8:16           ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2008-03-11 20:25   ` Andres Salomon

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