Re: [RFC PATCH 0/3] staging: remove fbdev drivers

From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Wed Nov 23 2016 - 03:25:29 EST

Hi Daniel,

On Wed, Nov 23, 2016 at 9:19 AM, Daniel Vetter <daniel@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 23, 2016 at 10:03:10AM +0200, Tomi Valkeinen wrote:
>> Since the fbdev framework is in maintenance mode and all new display drivers
>> should be made with the DRM framework, remove the fbdev drivers from staging.
>> Note: the patches are created with git format-patch -D, so they can't be
>> applied. Only for review.
> +1 from my side. Now that we have the simple pipe helpers in drm-kms, and
> a few drivers starting to use them, there's really no reasons left anymore
> to have fbdev drivers.

I haven't been following this that closely, so can you please point me to a
sample DRM driver using this simple pipe helper?




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