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From: Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
To: LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Intel Graphics Development <intel-gfx@lists.freedesktop.org>,
	DRI Development <dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org>,
	Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter@intel.com>,
	Jens Frederich <jfrederich@gmail.com>,
	Daniel Drake <dsd@laptop.org>,
	Jon Nettleton <jon.nettleton@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 32/33] staging/olpc_dcon: Add drm conversion to TODO
Date: Mon, 27 May 2019 09:22:58 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20190527072258.GD7997@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190527071126.GL21222@phenom.ffwll.local>

On Mon, May 27, 2019 at 09:11:26AM +0200, Daniel Vetter wrote:
> On Fri, May 24, 2019 at 10:53:53AM +0200, Daniel Vetter wrote:
> > this driver is pretty horrible from a design pov, and needs a complete
> > overhaul. Concrete thing that annoys me is that it looks at
> > registered_fb, which is an internal thing to fbmem.c and fbcon.c. And
> > ofc it gets the lifetime rules all wrong (it should at least use
> > get/put_fb_info).
> > 
> > Looking at the history, there's been an attempt at dropping this from
> > staging in 2016, but that had to be reverted. Since then not real
> > effort except the usual stream of trivial patches, and fbdev has been
> > formally closed for any new hw support. Time to try again and drop
> > this?
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter@intel.com>
> > Cc: Jens Frederich <jfrederich@gmail.com>
> > Cc: Daniel Drake <dsd@laptop.org>
> > Cc: Jon Nettleton <jon.nettleton@gmail.com>
> 
> Hi Greg
> 
> Again get_mainatiners didn't pick you up on this somehow (I manually added
> you now for the next round). Do you want to pick this up to staging, or
> ack for merging through drm/fbdev as part of the larger fbdev/fbcon
> rework?
> 
> Also, I think time to retry and attempt at dropping this imo ...

Acked-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>

  reply	other threads:[~2019-05-27  7:23 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 103+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-05-24  8:53 [PATCH 00/33] fbcon notifier begone! Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53 ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 01/33] dummycon: Sprinkle locking checks Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 02/33] fbdev: locking check for fb_set_suspend Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 03/33] vt: might_sleep() annotation for do_blank_screen Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 04/33] vt: More locking checks Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-27  7:08   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-27  7:08     ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-27  7:22     ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 05/33] fbdev/sa1100fb: Remove dead code Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 06/33] fbdev/cyber2000: Remove struct display Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 07/33] fbdev/aty128fb: Remove dead code Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 08/33] fbcon: s/struct display/struct fbcon_display/ Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 09/33] fbcon: Remove fbcon_has_exited Daniel Vetter
2019-05-25 15:38   ` Sam Ravnborg
2019-05-25 15:38     ` Sam Ravnborg
2019-05-27  6:10     ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-27  6:10       ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-27  6:51       ` Sam Ravnborg
2019-05-27  6:51         ` Sam Ravnborg
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 10/33] fbcon: call fbcon_fb_(un)registered directly Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 11/33] fbdev/sh_mobile: remove sh_mobile_lcdc_display_notify Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-25 15:01   ` Sam Ravnborg
2019-05-25 15:01     ` Sam Ravnborg
2019-05-27  6:13     ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-27  6:52       ` Sam Ravnborg
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 12/33] fbdev/omap: sysfs files can't disappear before the device is gone Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 13/33] fbdev: " Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 14/33] staging/olpc: lock_fb_info can't fail Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-27  7:10   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-27  7:22     ` Greg KH
2019-05-27  7:22       ` Greg KH
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 15/33] fbdev/atyfb: " Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 16/33] fbdev: lock_fb_info cannot fail Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 17/33] fbcon: call fbcon_fb_bind directly Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 18/33] fbdev: make unregister/unlink functions not fail Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 19/33] fbdev: unify unlink_framebuffer paths Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 20/33] fbdev/sh_mob: Remove fb notifier callback Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 21/33] fbdev: directly call fbcon_suspended/resumed Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 22/33] fbcon: Call fbcon_mode_deleted/new_modelist directly Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 23/33] fbdev: Call fbcon_get_requirement directly Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 24/33] Revert "backlight/fbcon: Add FB_EVENT_CONBLANK" Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24 13:14   ` Daniel Thompson
2019-05-24 13:14     ` Daniel Thompson
2019-05-24 13:14     ` Daniel Thompson
2019-05-24 15:28     ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24 15:28       ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-27 10:59       ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2019-05-27 10:59         ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 25/33] fbmem: pull fbcon_fb_blanked out of fb_blank Daniel Vetter
2019-05-25 17:00   ` Sam Ravnborg
2019-05-25 17:00     ` Sam Ravnborg
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 26/33] fbdev: remove FBINFO_MISC_USEREVENT around fb_blank Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 27/33] fb: Flatten control flow in fb_set_var Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 28/33] fbcon: replace FB_EVENT_MODE_CHANGE/_ALL with direct calls Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 29/33] vgaswitcheroo: call fbcon_remap_all directly Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 30/33] fbcon: Call con2fb_map functions directly Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 31/33] fbcon: Document what I learned about fbcon locking Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 32/33] staging/olpc_dcon: Add drm conversion to TODO Daniel Vetter
2019-05-27  7:11   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-27  7:11     ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-27  7:22     ` Greg KH [this message]
2019-05-24  8:53 ` [PATCH 33/33] backlight: simplify lcd notifier Daniel Vetter
2019-05-24 11:03 ` ✗ Fi.CI.CHECKPATCH: warning for fbcon notifier begone! (rev3) Patchwork
2019-05-24 11:18 ` ✗ Fi.CI.SPARSE: " Patchwork
2019-05-24 11:23 ` ✓ Fi.CI.BAT: success " Patchwork
2019-05-25 17:19 ` [PATCH 00/33] fbcon notifier begone! Sam Ravnborg
2019-05-27  7:17   ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-27 11:56     ` Daniel Vetter
2019-05-25 17:24 ` ✗ Fi.CI.IGT: failure for fbcon notifier begone! (rev3) Patchwork
2019-05-26 15:34 ` ✗ Fi.CI.CHECKPATCH: warning for fbcon notifier begone! (rev4) Patchwork
2019-05-26 15:49 ` ✗ Fi.CI.SPARSE: " Patchwork
2019-05-26 15:53 ` ✓ Fi.CI.BAT: success " Patchwork
2019-05-27 11:02 ` ✓ Fi.CI.IGT: " Patchwork
2019-05-28  9:02 [PATCH 00/33] fbcon notifier begone v3! Daniel Vetter
2019-05-28  9:03 ` [PATCH 32/33] staging/olpc_dcon: Add drm conversion to TODO Daniel Vetter
2019-05-28  9:03   ` Daniel Vetter

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