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Date:   Wed, 25 Oct 2023 14:40:09 +0200
From:   Johan Hovold <>
To:     Simon Ser <>
Cc:     Dmitry Baryshkov <>,
        Bjorn Andersson <>,
        Andy Gross <>,
        Konrad Dybcio <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] soc: qcom: pmic_glink: fix connector type to be

On Wed, Oct 25, 2023 at 12:29:26PM +0000, Simon Ser wrote:
> On Wednesday, October 25th, 2023 at 14:22, Johan Hovold <> wrote:
> > I was just going to post a patch fixing this after finally investigating
> > why the DisplayPort outputs on the X13s were annoyingly identified as
> > "Unknown20-1" and "Unknown20-2" instead of the expected "DP-1" and
> > "DP-2".
> Note, ideally userspace should use drmModeGetConnectorTypeName() from
> libdrm to figure out the proper name for a connector type. That way we
> only need to update a single spot when adding a new connector type,
> instead of patching a whole bunch of programs.

Yeah, I only skimmed the xrandr code and these strings appear to
originate from some X library. So hopefully not that many places to

Scripts and other tools may still be using these strings directly
however (e.g. as did my custom script to enable external displays).


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