Re: [PATCH] fbcon: Use persistent allocation for cursor blinking.

From: Dave Jones
Date: Tue Aug 01 2006 - 21:27:04 EST

On Wed, Aug 02, 2006 at 09:20:49AM +0800, Antonino A. Daplas wrote:

> >> A naiive question from someone who knows nothing about this subsystem:
> >> is there any possibility of concurrent calls into this function, for
> >> example if there are multiple cursors on a multiheaded system?
> >
> > We don't do console multihead so its basically OK. Moving all the
> > console globals into a struct so we can have multiple instances would be
> > a good thing [tm] and it would make sense for the variable to end up in
> > said structure if it was done.
> >
> Here's an update. Taking Alan's cue, I just moved the global variables
> to struct fbcon_ops.

Good job. Have another..

Signed-off-by: Dave Jones <davej@xxxxxxxxxx>


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