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From: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
To: "Marek Behún" <kabel@kernel.org>
Cc: Robin van der Gracht <robin@protonic.nl>,
	Miguel Ojeda <ojeda@kernel.org>, Rob Herring <robh+dt@kernel.org>,
	Paul Burton <paulburton@kernel.org>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>,
	"open list:OPEN FIRMWARE AND FLATTENED DEVICE TREE BINDINGS" 
	<devicetree@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-leds <linux-leds@vger.kernel.org>,
	"open list:BROADCOM NVRAM DRIVER" <linux-mips@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 19/19] auxdisplay: ht16k33: Add LED support
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2021 13:29:07 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAMuHMdUFPvJBuFByiN6pb539REYtcsNJMKML+M2NQw=GJxTYJg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210811124755.37b0a0a9@thinkpad>

Hi Marek,

On Wed, Aug 11, 2021 at 12:48 PM Marek Behún <kabel@kernel.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 11 Aug 2021 11:57:59 +0200
> Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org> wrote:
>
> > Instantiate a single LED based on the "led" subnode in DT.
> > This allows the user to control display brightness and blinking (backed
> > by hardware support) through the LED class API and triggers, and exposes
> > the display color.  The LED will be named
> > "auxdisplay:<color>:<function>".
> >
> > When running in dot-matrix mode and if no "led" subnode is found, the
> > driver falls back to the traditional backlight mode, to preserve
> > backwards compatibility.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
>
> Reviewed-by: Marek Behún <kabel@kernel.org>

Thanks!

> BTW, this driver does not need to depend on OF, methinks.
> The few instances of properties reading can be
> easily rewritten to device_* functions (from include/linux/property.h).
> The of_get_child_by_name() can become device_get_named_child_node().
>
> Geert, what do you think?

Sure, that can be done later, when an ACPI user appears?
The dependency on OF was pre-existing, and this series is already
at v5.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                        Geert

-- 
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
                                -- Linus Torvalds

  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-11 11:29 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 24+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-11  9:57 [PATCH v5 00/19] auxdisplay: ht16k33: Add character display support Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11  9:57 ` [PATCH v5 01/19] uapi: Add <linux/map_to_14segment.h> Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11  9:57 ` [PATCH v5 02/19] dt-bindings: auxdisplay: ht16k33: Document Adafruit segment displays Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11  9:57 ` [PATCH v5 03/19] auxdisplay: img-ascii-lcd: Fix lock-up when displaying empty string Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11  9:57 ` [PATCH v5 04/19] auxdisplay: img-ascii-lcd: Add helper variable dev Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11  9:57 ` [PATCH v5 05/19] auxdisplay: img-ascii-lcd: Convert device attribute to sysfs_emit() Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11  9:57 ` [PATCH v5 06/19] auxdisplay: Extract character line display core support Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11  9:57 ` [PATCH v5 07/19] auxdisplay: linedisp: Use kmemdup_nul() helper Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11  9:57 ` [PATCH v5 08/19] auxdisplay: linedisp: Add support for changing scroll rate Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11  9:57 ` [PATCH v5 09/19] auxdisplay: ht16k33: Connect backlight to fbdev Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11  9:57 ` [PATCH v5 10/19] auxdisplay: ht16k33: Use HT16K33_FB_SIZE in ht16k33_initialize() Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11  9:57 ` [PATCH v5 11/19] auxdisplay: ht16k33: Remove unneeded error check in keypad probe() Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11  9:57 ` [PATCH v5 12/19] auxdisplay: ht16k33: Convert to simple i2c probe function Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11  9:57 ` [PATCH v5 13/19] auxdisplay: ht16k33: Add helper variable dev Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11  9:57 ` [PATCH v5 14/19] auxdisplay: ht16k33: Move delayed work Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11  9:57 ` [PATCH v5 15/19] auxdisplay: ht16k33: Extract ht16k33_brightness_set() Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11  9:57 ` [PATCH v5 16/19] auxdisplay: ht16k33: Extract frame buffer probing Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11  9:57 ` [PATCH v5 17/19] auxdisplay: ht16k33: Add support for segment displays Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11  9:57 ` [PATCH v5 18/19] dt-bindings: auxdisplay: ht16k33: Document LED subnode Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11  9:57 ` [PATCH v5 19/19] auxdisplay: ht16k33: Add LED support Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11 10:47   ` Marek Behún
2021-08-11 11:29     ` Geert Uytterhoeven [this message]
     [not found]       ` <CAHp75VeNyHUmcU7GPnP8woRcDErDNQ5M3FHQGpLnhUoL5qTnLQ@mail.gmail.com>
2021-08-13 12:52         ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-13 13:59           ` Andy Shevchenko

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