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From: Heiko Stuebner <heiko@sntech.de>
To: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <b.zolnierkie@samsung.com>
Cc: linux-fbdev@vger.kernel.org, dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] video: fbdev: remove unused auo_k190xfb drivers
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2018 17:07:41 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <3959140.hnfON7x99k@phil> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <6386409.PTMV4p8OHo@amdc3058>

Am Freitag, 27. April 2018, 13:04:24 CEST schrieb Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz:
> auo_k1900fb and auo_k1901fb drivers have been introduced six
> years ago by following commits:
> 
> commit 2c8304d3125b ("video: auo_k190x: add code shared by controller drivers")
> commit 96b1d500e028 ("video: auo_k190x: add driver for AUO-K1900 variant")
> commit 53027cdf2a67 ("video: auo_k190x: add driver for AUO-K1901 variant")
> 
> They never had any in-kernel user so just remove them (since
> they are platform drivers they need corresponding platform
> devices to be registered by kernel and it has never happened).
> 
> Cc: Heiko Stübner <heiko@sntech.de>
> Signed-off-by: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <b.zolnierkie@samsung.com>

While I still hold the ereaders using these controllers in high regard
as my first kernel hacking project, reality is that I don't think I'll
ever continue on trying to mainline these and if later someone wants
to resurrect these (very old now) devices, they'll probably need a drm-
driver anyway. So for the removal

Reviewed-by: Heiko Stuebner <heiko@sntech.de>


Heiko

  reply	other threads:[~2018-04-27 15:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
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2018-04-27 11:04 ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2018-04-27 15:07   ` Heiko Stuebner [this message]
2018-05-14 13:39     ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz

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