Re: [PATCH] pwm-backlight: add regulator and GPIO support

From: Mark Brown
Date: Wed Jul 04 2012 - 11:24:51 EST

On Thu, Jul 05, 2012 at 12:14:39AM +0900, Alex Courbot wrote:
> On Wed 04 Jul 2012 10:00:56 PM JST, Sascha Hauer wrote:

> >Also please be aware that using a regulator in the pwm backlight will
> >instantly break all existing users. That's hardly your fault though.

> Sorry, I don't see why. Could you elaborate on this?

All existing machines will start failing during probe as they won't be
able to find the regulator - you should ideally make sure everyone in
mainline gets an appropriate regulator set up.
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