Openmoko kernel change process (Was: [UPSTREAM] Move backlight handling out of pcf50633 driver)

Sean McNeil sean at
Wed Oct 22 05:39:45 CEST 2008

Andy Green wrote:
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> Somebody in the thread at some point said:
> | Hi Mike,
> | we don't have to do this for Android. I have a fix that scales for 
> it to
> | 0-255. This is not about Android, but about being consistent with other
> | hardware and possible changes for GTA03.
> Well my understanding was it is needed for Android.
> Sean, what do we actually need to do on this front to give Android an
> easy ride on a single kernel?  Implement the 0-255 change as Balaji has
> done or just forget about it?  If you like the change we should start
> using it.

I like the change, but I really would prefer peace with the other 
developers. It essentially eliminates a bandaid change in Android (which 
needs some rework as it assumes max 255 in several places). Doing it in 
the kernel is much, much cleaner.

> - -Andy
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