[Q] Software control of LCD backlight?
alexdeucher at gmail.com
Sat Aug 11 10:45:31 PDT 2007
On 8/11/07, Daniel Stone <daniel at fooishbar.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 11, 2007 at 12:06:22PM -0400, Alex Deucher wrote:
> > Unless we want to expose the full list of ddc/ci monitor controls via
> > randr, randr would just be providing the i2c interface. the control
> > would all be done trough a lib and some other app like ddccontrol or
> > whatever. that lib could then have a back end for the randr interface
> > and the usb one.
> I'd like to expose them as properties, instead of making apps do the
> properties. If we need crazy monitor-specific crap, we can just extend
> the server's EDID quirks table. However, in the future, we could punt
> things like this to HAL.
Would it be better to abstract monitors in randr or just add/remove
them as output properties?
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