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From: Lee Jones <lee.jones@linaro.org>
To: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@linaro.org>
Cc: Jingoo Han <jingoohan1@gmail.com>,
	Daniel Thompson <daniel.thompson@linaro.org>,
	dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] backlight: Delete the OT200 backlight driver
Date: Wed, 1 Jul 2020 10:57:03 +0100
Message-ID: <20200701095703.GD1179328@dell> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200626102500.292230-1-linus.walleij@linaro.org>

On Fri, 26 Jun 2020, Linus Walleij wrote:

> This driver has no in-kernel users. The device can only be populated
> by board files since it does not support device tree nor ACPI,
> and nothing in the kernel creates a device named "ot200-backlight".
> 
> This driver has been in the kernel since 2012. If it is used by
> out-of-tree code that code should have been upstreamed by now,
> it's been 8 years.
> 
> It uses the idiomatic forked GPIO of the CS5535 which combines
> pin control and GPIO into its private custom interface, which
> causes me a headache because that is not how we do things these
> days: we creates separate pin control and GPIO drivers.
> 
> Delete this unused driver.
> 
> Cc: Christian Gmeiner <christian.gmeiner@gmail.com>
> Signed-off-by: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@linaro.org>
> ---
>  drivers/video/backlight/Kconfig    |   7 --
>  drivers/video/backlight/Makefile   |   1 -
>  drivers/video/backlight/ot200_bl.c | 162 -----------------------------
>  3 files changed, 170 deletions(-)
>  delete mode 100644 drivers/video/backlight/ot200_bl.c

Applied, thanks.

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2020-06-26 10:25 Linus Walleij
2020-06-26 11:10 ` Daniel Thompson
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