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From: Javier Martinez Canillas <javierm@redhat.com>
To: Thomas Zimmermann <tzimmermann@suse.de>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Peter Robinson <pbrobinson@gmail.com>,
	David Airlie <airlied@linux.ie>,
	Maarten Lankhorst <maarten.lankhorst@linux.intel.com>,
	Maxime Ripard <mripard@kernel.org>,
	dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] drm/fb-helper: improve DRM fbdev emulation device names
Date: Fri, 21 May 2021 19:18:33 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <bfd6fa47-497a-64bc-c2fc-a081bd41d5ec@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <3a6f9235-5375-b2cb-2d63-a47c5f9752bb@suse.de>

On 5/21/21 6:53 PM, Thomas Zimmermann wrote:

[snip]

>>
>> So what with all the drivers which do _not_ have drm in their name? Also
>> I'm never sure how much these are uapi or not ...
>

That someone could threat as an uapi is a fair point indeed.
 
> Why do we need a suffix anyway?
> 

Yes, I thought the same and was torn about posting a patch to just remove
the suffix. I don't think users care that much if is a fb device from a
fbdev driver or a DRM driver using the fbdev emulation.

>> -Daniel
>>

Best regards,
-- 
Javier Martinez Canillas
Software Engineer
New Platform Technologies Enablement team
RHEL Engineering


  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-21 17:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-21 13:19 Javier Martinez Canillas
2021-05-21 13:19 ` Javier Martinez Canillas
2021-05-21 15:33 ` Daniel Vetter
2021-05-21 15:33   ` Daniel Vetter
2021-05-21 16:53   ` Thomas Zimmermann
2021-05-21 17:18     ` Javier Martinez Canillas [this message]
2021-05-21 18:53       ` Thomas Zimmermann
2021-05-25 13:08         ` Daniel Vetter
2021-05-25 13:08           ` Daniel Vetter
2021-05-25 13:34           ` Thomas Zimmermann
2021-05-25 13:52             ` Javier Martinez Canillas

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