[PATCH 0/3] Use acpi_video_unregister_backlight instead of acpi_video_unregister in platfrom backlight drivers

Darren Hart dvhart at infradead.org
Mon Jun 1 10:41:03 PDT 2015

On Mon, Jun 01, 2015 at 11:25:05AM +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm working on cleaning up the currently somewhat convoluted logic to
> select which backlight interfaces to register on x86 systems, see:
> http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/dri-devel/2014-December/074687.html
> For a rought outline (details will change in the actual patch-set).
> These 3 patches are a preparation for that work, as the behavior of the
> current code is not always consistent (it changes depending on module
> loading order in some cases). These 3 patches remove this inconsistency
> which in some cases may result in a behavior change.
> This way the cleanup can have a consistent base to build upon, and I can
> ensure that the cleanup itself does not cause any functional changes.
> I hope to post a v1 of the actual cleanup patch-set in 1-2 weeks.

That will likely mean we miss the 4.2 merge window and will target this for 4.3
(which is fine by me, but just so you know).

Darren Hart
Intel Open Source Technology Center

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