h.judt at gmx.at
Fri Apr 22 20:05:07 CEST 2016
Am 22.04.2016 um 19:44 schrieb Jack Bates:
> 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
>> 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.
This is possible starting with kernel 2.6.37. That means this is
probably linux only, and I know we have *bsd users too, because someone
provided a patch a while ago. I have asked in IRC #xfce-dev whether this
would work for these "other" systems, so let's wait for the feedback. Or
maybe someone else who reads this can tell?
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