Jack Bates sql0yt at
Fri Apr 22 19:44:55 CEST 2016

On 21/04/16 11:33 PM, Harald Judt wrote:
> Am 22.04.2016 um 02:56 schrieb Jack Bates:
>> Would you consider a patch to replace the list in
>> backlight_helper_get_best_backlight()
> Yes we could do that if you provide one. However...
>> with the same logic as here:
>> i.e. grab the first interface of type "firmware" and fall back on the
>> first interface of type "platform" and finally "raw".
> This seems to me like just another priority list. Can you tell/guarantee
> that this would be better than the current implementation?
> Isn't this just replacing the current implementation with another
> arbitrary solution using a priority list?

This is the commit that replaced the whitelist with the kernel-supplied 
backlight type in the GNOME source, and the rationale:

I'd be happy to cook up and provide a patch for Xfce.

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