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From: Tomi Valkeinen <tomi.valkeinen@ti.com>
To: Laurent Pinchart <laurent.pinchart@ideasonboard.com>
Cc: linux-fbdev@vger.kernel.org, dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org,
	Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <b.zolnierkie@samsung.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] omapfb: Remove unused writeback code
Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2020 15:30:15 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <249364fc-bc83-6fe6-d3bf-f709505c299e@ti.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200313132244.GB4751@pendragon.ideasonboard.com>

On 13/03/2020 15:22, Laurent Pinchart wrote:
> Hi Tomi,
> Thank you for the patch.
> On Fri, Mar 13, 2020 at 02:24:10PM +0200, Tomi Valkeinen wrote:
>> Remove unused writeback code. This code will never be used, as omapfb is
>> being deprecated.
> I'm fine with that, but out of curiosity, is there any particular reason
> to remove that code now instead of letting omapfb bitrot slowly ?

It conflicts with tidss's writeback code in TI kernel, when compiling tidss and omapfb into the 
kernel. I thought this is the easiest way to resolve that, as all the removed code is dead code, 
instead of trying to invent new names in tidss for a lot of functions.

Probably the functions in tidss still could use some renaming in the future, but I didn't want to be 
forced to do that because of omapfb's dead code...

So, not a super good reason, but on the other hand, removing dead code is always a good thing.


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Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
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2020-03-13 12:24 ` [PATCH] omapfb: Remove unused writeback code Tomi Valkeinen
2020-03-13 13:22   ` Laurent Pinchart
2020-03-13 13:30     ` Tomi Valkeinen [this message]
2020-03-13 13:38       ` Laurent Pinchart
2020-03-13 13:56         ` Tomi Valkeinen
2020-03-20 13:43   ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz

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