[PATCH] fix hald-addon-dell-backlight AC detection

Martin Pitt martin at piware.de
Tue Mar 4 01:03:57 PST 2008

Hi Danny,

Danny Kukawka [2008-03-04  1:47 +0100]:
> Hi,
> this fixes fd.o bug #13669 and hald-addon-dell-backlight which uses a 
> hardcoded udi to get AC adapter information. With the switch to sysfs 
> power_supply devices for AC adapter the path is no longer valid. I changed 
> the code to check all devices with ac_adapter capability and check then all 
> AC adapter until a device has ac_adapter.present and then get the info about 
> the adapter state from there.
> See attached patch (untested atm, test it tomorrow/later today).

Great, thank you! I verified it on my Latitude D430, works perfectly.


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