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From: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
To: Nicolas Pitre <>
Cc:, Dave Mielke <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] vt: provide notifications on selection changes
Date: Sat, 24 Jan 2015 10:09:42 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <alpine.LFD.2.11.1501231636200.1322@knanqh.ubzr>

On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 05:07:21PM -0500, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
> The vcs device's poll/fasync support relies on the vt notifier to signal
> changes to the screen content.  Notifier invocations were missing for
> changes that comes through the selection interface though.  Fix that.
> Tested with BRLTTY 5.2.
> Signed-off-by: Nicolas Pitre <>
> Cc: Dave Mielke <>
> ---
> Greg: Would be highly convenient to have this patch applied to the 
> stable tree as well to help affected blind Linux users via distro 
> updates.  Yet it took a while before this issue was discovered. Your 
> call.

Ok, that sounds good, I'll queue this up for 3.20-rc1 and mark it for
stable so it will get backported.


greg k-h

      reply	other threads:[~2015-01-24  2:09 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-01-23 22:07 Nicolas Pitre
2015-01-24  2:09 ` Greg Kroah-Hartman [this message]

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