[PATCH v2 00/32] acpi-video: Rewrite backlight interface selection logic

Rafael J. Wysocki rjw at rjwysocki.net
Mon Jun 15 16:22:40 PDT 2015

On Friday, June 12, 2015 01:23:19 PM Hans de Goede wrote:
> Hi All,
> Here is v2 of my rewrite / cleanup of the acpi-video (and platform/x86)
> backlight interface selection logic.
> The major change in v2 of this set are 2 changes to the patch titled
> "acpi-video-detect: video: Make video_detect code part of the video module":
> 1) The __setup call for the acpi_backlight= handling is moved to
>    acpi/util.c as __setup may only be used by code which is always builtin
> 2) video.c is renamed to acpi_video.c so that it can be combined with
>    video_detect.c into video.ko
> These 2 changes result in the backlight kernel commandline options after this
> patch-set being 100% compatible with the old options, with the exception of
> the removal of the video.use_native_backlight option as that now is folded
> into acpi_backlight=[video|vendor|native|none] rather then having 2 options
> which influence each other in interesting ways.
> Besides that there is a small change to the dell-laptop port to the new API
> removing an unnecessary #ifdef ACPI.

I tried to queue this series up for 4.2, but patch [06/32] didn't apply for me,
so I decided to apply another patch I've got recently instead and which is now
in my linux-next branch.

Can you please rebase the series on top of linux-pm.git/linux-next and resend it?

I speak only for myself.
Rafael J. Wysocki, Intel Open Source Technology Center.

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