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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 0/4] Add a generic driver for LED-based backlight
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On 7/22/19 11:23 PM, Jacek Anaszewski wrote:
> On 7/22/19 9:06 AM, Lee Jones wrote:
>> On Thu, 18 Jul 2019, Jacek Anaszewski wrote:
>>
>>> On 7/17/19 4:15 PM, Jean-Jacques Hiblot wrote:
>>>> This series aims to add a led-backlight driver, similar to pwm-backlight,
>>>> but using a LED class device underneath.
>>>>
>>>> A few years ago (2015), Tomi Valkeinen posted a series implementing a
>>>> backlight driver on top of a LED device:
>>>> https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/7293991/
>>>> https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/7294001/
>>>> https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/7293981/
>>>>
>>>> The discussion stopped because Tomi lacked the time to work on it.
>>>>
>>>> changes in v4:
>>>> - fix dev_err() messages and commit logs following the advices of Pavel
>>>> - cosmetic changes (indents, getting rid of "? 1 : 0" in
>>>> led_match_led_node())
>>>>
>>>> changes in v3:
>>>> - dt binding: don't limit the brightness range to 0-255. Use the range of
>>>> the underlying LEDs. as a side-effect, all LEDs must now have the same
>>>> range
>>>> - driver: Adapt to dt binding update.
>>>> - driver: rework probe() for clarity and remove the remaining goto.
>>>>
>>>> changes in v2:
>>>> - handle more than one LED.
>>>> - don't make the backlight device a child of the LED controller.
>>>> - make brightness-levels and default-brightness-level optional
>>>> - removed the option to use a GPIO enable.
>>>> - removed the option to use a regulator. It should be handled by the LED
>>>> core
>>>> - don't make any change to the LED core (not needed anymore)
>>>>
>>>> Jean-Jacques Hiblot (2):
>>>> leds: Add managed API to get a LED from a device driver
>>>> dt-bindings: backlight: Add led-backlight binding
>>>>
>>>> Tomi Valkeinen (2):
>>>> leds: Add of_led_get() and led_put()
>>>> backlight: add led-backlight driver
>>>>
>>>> .../bindings/leds/backlight/led-backlight.txt | 28 ++
>>>> drivers/leds/led-class.c | 92 ++++++
>>>> drivers/video/backlight/Kconfig | 7 +
>>>> drivers/video/backlight/Makefile | 1 +
>>>> drivers/video/backlight/led_bl.c | 268 ++++++++++++++++++
>>>> include/linux/leds.h | 6 +
>>>> 6 files changed, 402 insertions(+)
>>>> create mode 100644 Documentation/devicetree/bindings/leds/backlight/led-backlight.txt
>>>> create mode 100644 drivers/video/backlight/led_bl.c
>>>>
>>>
>>> For the whole set:
>>>
>>> Acked-by: Jacek Anaszewski <jacek.anaszewski@gmail.com>
>>>
>>> Lee - we need to create immutable branch for this set since there will
>>> be some interfering changes in the LED core in this cycle.
>>>
>>> I can create the branch and send the pull request once we will
>>> obtain the ack from Rob for DT bindings, unless you have other
>>> preference.
>>
>> We also require a review to be conducted by Daniel Thompson.
>>
>> After which, an immutable branch sounds like a good idea. I'd like to
>> create this myself if you don't mind.
>
> Sure, thanks.

Unfortunately that hasn't happened and it will miss 5.4 merge window.

Daniel, we need your ack for this patch set.

--
Best regards,
Jacek Anaszewski

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