[PATCH v2] video: simplefb: add mode parsing function

Olof Johansson olof at lixom.net
Sun Jun 2 01:09:04 EDT 2013

On Sat, Jun 1, 2013 at 10:07 PM, Stephen Warren <swarren at wwwdotorg.org> wrote:
> On 05/31/2013 11:12 PM, Olof Johansson wrote:
>> On Mon, May 27, 2013 at 10:13:09PM -0600, Stephen Warren wrote:
>>> On 05/26/2013 09:53 PM, Alexandre Courbot wrote:
>>>> The naming scheme of simplefb's mode is precise enough to allow building
>>>> the mode structure from it instead of using a static list of modes. This
>>>> patch introduces a function that does this. In case exotic modes that
>>>> cannot be represented from their name alone are needed, the static list
>>>> of modes is still available as a backup.
> ...
>>> As such, we should either:
>>> a) Just add new entries into the format array that already exists in the
>>> driver. Given David's response, this might be simplest.
>> I think so too. Is this even needed? Do we have any users of the newer formats
>> or is it just someone trying to feature-creep this driver to make the "simple"
>> part of the name inaccurate? :)
> Alex is working on board support for a new NVIDIA board, where IIRC the
> bootloader sets up some 32-bit ARGB format for the panel.

Ah, ok. Let's just implement that one format too then. :)


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