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Date:   Tue, 12 Mar 2019 15:48:06 +0000
From:   Måns Rullgård <mans@...sr.com>
To:     Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@...il.com>
Cc:     Miguel Ojeda Sandonis <miguel.ojeda.sandonis@...il.com>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/3] auxdisplay: charlcd: make backlight initial state configurable

Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@...il.com> writes:

> On Fri, Mar 1, 2019 at 9:14 PM Mans Rullgard <mans@...sr.com> wrote:
>>
>> The charlcd driver currently flashes the backlight once on init.
>> This may not be desirable.  Thus, add options for turning the
>> backlight off or on as well.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Mans Rullgard <mans@...sr.com>
>> ---
>>  drivers/auxdisplay/Kconfig   | 21 +++++++++++++++++++++
>>  drivers/auxdisplay/charlcd.c | 10 +++++++++-
>>  2 files changed, 30 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/drivers/auxdisplay/Kconfig b/drivers/auxdisplay/Kconfig
>> index 7d3fe27d6868..c52c738e554a 100644
>> --- a/drivers/auxdisplay/Kconfig
>> +++ b/drivers/auxdisplay/Kconfig
>> @@ -445,6 +445,27 @@ config PANEL_BOOT_MESSAGE
>>           An empty message will only clear the display at driver init time. Any other
>>           printf()-formatted message is valid with newline and escape codes.
>>
>> +choice
>> +       prompt "Backlight initial state"
>> +       default CHARLCD_BL_FLASH
>
> LGTM, but I don't agree on this default. I would prefer either on or
> off, not flashing for sure.
> Though it seems the case before the patch...

The current code unconditionally flashes the light once.  I though it
best to keep that behaviour as default, even if it's not seen as ideal.

-- 
Måns Rullgård

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