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From: Karol Herbst <kherbst@redhat.com>
To: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@kernel.org>
Cc: Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Lyude Paul <lyude@redhat.com>, Ben Skeggs <bskeggs@redhat.com>,
	Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>,
	Daniel Vetter <daniel@ffwll.ch>,
	ML nouveau <nouveau@lists.freedesktop.org>,
	dri-devel <dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] depend on BACKLIGHT_CLASS_DEVICE for more devices
Date: Wed, 4 Aug 2021 16:43:19 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CACO55tsLpURTm=Jf=4gRVtYQbit5h2OBYw_MFb6Vf1PFvTV7dw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAK8P3a136c_L3yVn-841Sbfib9UMOf1M-pk+2SqWt0wD2zfRKQ@mail.gmail.com>

On Wed, Aug 4, 2021 at 4:19 PM Arnd Bergmann <arnd@kernel.org> wrote:
>
> On Wed, Aug 4, 2021 at 4:10 PM Karol Herbst <kherbst@redhat.com> wrote:
> >
> > playing around a little bit with this, I think the original "select
> > BACKLIGHT_CLASS_DEVICE" is fine. Atm we kind of have this weird mix of
> > drivers selecting and others depending on it. We could of course convert
> > everything over to depend, and break those cycling dependency issues with
> > this.
> >
> > Anyway this change on top of my initial patch is enough to make Kconfig
> > happy and has the advantage of not having to mess with the deps of nouveau
> > too much.
>
> Looks good to me. We'd probably want to make the BACKLIGHT_CLASS_DEVICE
> option itself 'default FB || DRM' though, to ensure that defconfigs
> keep working.
>

okay cool. Will send out a proper updated patch series soonish.

>       Arnd
>


  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-04 14:43 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-23 22:46 [PATCH] nouveau: make backlight support non optional Karol Herbst
2021-07-24  6:55 ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-07-24  9:54   ` Karol Herbst
2021-07-24 11:56     ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-07-24 12:10       ` Karol Herbst
2021-07-24 12:51         ` Karol Herbst
2021-07-24 14:04           ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-07-24 14:13             ` Karol Herbst
2021-07-24 14:58               ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-08-04 14:10                 ` [PATCH] depend on BACKLIGHT_CLASS_DEVICE for more devices Karol Herbst
2021-08-04 14:19                   ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-08-04 14:43                     ` Karol Herbst [this message]
2021-08-04 18:59                       ` Karol Herbst
2021-08-04 21:09                         ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-08-04 22:01                           ` Karol Herbst
2021-08-05  6:50                             ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-08-09 13:20                 ` [PATCH] nouveau: make backlight support non optional Jani Nikula
2021-08-09 13:30                   ` Arnd Bergmann

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