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Date:	Thu, 2 Dec 2010 14:59:23 +0100
From:	Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@...-lyon.org>
To:	James Simmons <jsimmons@...radead.org>
Cc:	Microcai <microcai@...oraproject.org>,
	Vojtech Pavlik <vojtech@...e.cz>, linuxconsole@...r.kernel.org,
	linuxconsole-dev@...ts.sourceforge.net,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Alan Cox <alan@...rguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Kernel fbcon UNICODE font support

James Simmons, le Thu 02 Dec 2010 13:50:28 +0000, a écrit :
> 	This is nice and neat for vgacon but it doesn't flow so nicely with 
> graphical consoles or text LCDs. What I like to see is the attribute 
> buffer be split from the vc_screenbuf. The bonus is in embbeded systems we 
> could arrange the code so we could have a light weight printk VT without 
> the extra junk of the VC. Do we really need a attribute buffer for printk?  
> I believe that would be the first step in the right direction.

That's exactly what I suggested privately to Microcai. Increasing the
number of supported glyphs should then becomes way simpler, and
double-width not so far.

Samuel
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