[PATCHv7 0/2] INPUT: Route keyboard LEDs through the generic LEDs layer
pali.rohar at gmail.com
Sat May 2 15:44:49 PDT 2015
On Thursday 23 April 2015 19:04:49 Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 9:55 AM, Pali Rohár
> <pali.rohar at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Thursday 02 April 2015 16:44:10 Pavel Machek wrote:
> >> On Wed 2015-04-01 23:11:40, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> >> > Pali Rohár, le Wed 01 Apr 2015 22:00:07 +0200, a écrit :
> >> > > On Tuesday 17 February 2015 20:15:27 Samuel Thibault
> >> > > wrote:
> >> > > > Here is an updated version to fix the initialization
> >> > > > of the vt_led_work queues before registering LEDs,
> >> > > > and refresh against 3.19.
> >> > >
> >> > > Hello! I would like to ask when will be this patch
> >> > > series merged into mainline kernel? Are there still
> >> > > some problems with it?
> >> >
> >> > There are no known problems ATM.
> >> I thought it made it to -next, but apparently not.
> >> Dmitry, can you comment what needs to be done, or just
> >> merge it, please?
> >> Pavel
> > Dmitry, can you merge this patch?
> Sorry, I keep intending to go back to it and keep getting
> distracted with other items. Last time I tried it it did not
> appear to work for some scenarios that I tried, but I did not
> document it to provide reasonable feedback to Samuel.
> One thing that I know we'd have to fix is that input device
> must be "opened" before we can engage it, right now LED
> interface violates this requirement. It works right now
> because keyboard handler attaches to most input devices with
> LEDs early enough for it to be unnoticeable, but it does not
> mean that it is correct. It might be as easy as calling
> input_open() unconditionally if devices has LEDs.
> Another issue is that I do not think we should be introducing
> virtual VT leds. I believe LEDs should belong to real
> devices; multiplexing several into one usually ends up with
> problems (like the whole mousedev and various users having to
> "grab" touchpads to exclude their data form mousedev to avoid
> duplicate movement/button presses).
> Hopefully I will have more coherent response RSN.
> Thanks and sorry.
Samuel, can you look at those issues?
pali.rohar at gmail.com
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