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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 15:56:56 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <64b002c9-15df-2662-b969-e9696821b07a@ti.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200313133803.GA9070@pendragon.ideasonboard.com>

On 13/03/2020 15:38, Laurent Pinchart wrote:
> Hi Tomi,
> On Fri, Mar 13, 2020 at 03:30:15PM +0200, Tomi Valkeinen wrote:
>> On 13/03/2020 15:22, Laurent Pinchart wrote:
>>> 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...
> Could you do both ? :-) It's not good using too generic names in tidss.
> You can just prefix the functions with tidss_. There's a risk of
> conflict with omapdrm too if the names are too generic.

I will, but I didn't want to start doing that right now. tidss has just been merged to mainline, and 
tidss is still under active development, so doing such a change is an invitation to conflicts. I'd 
like things to settle down a bit first.


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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
2020-03-13 13:38       ` Laurent Pinchart
2020-03-13 13:56         ` Tomi Valkeinen [this message]
2020-03-20 13:43   ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz

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