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authorAntonino A. Daplas <adaplas@gmail.com>2005-11-07 01:00:35 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@g5.osdl.org>2005-11-07 07:53:50 -0800
commitc465e05a03209651078b95686158648fd7ed84c5 (patch)
treee1119586a567a9a6a5ad9bda43d3438772ecf5a4 /drivers/video/chipsfb.c
parente764a20196f4e1b497a42fdc6e9d254e7ec290f2 (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-c465e05a03209651078b95686158648fd7ed84c5.tar.gz
[PATCH] fbcon/fbdev: Move softcursor out of fbdev to fbcon
According to Jon Smirl, filling in the field fb_cursor with soft_cursor for drivers that do not support hardware cursors is redundant. The soft_cursor function is usable by all drivers because it is just a wrapper around fb_imageblit. And because soft_cursor is an fbcon-specific hook, the file is moved to the console directory. Thus, drivers that do not support hardware cursors can leave the fb_cursor field blank. For drivers that do, they can fill up this field with their own version. The end result is a smaller code size. And if the framebuffer console is not loaded, module/kernel size is also reduced because the soft_cursor module will also not be loaded. Signed-off-by: Antonino Daplas <adaplas@pol.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'drivers/video/chipsfb.c')
-rw-r--r--drivers/video/chipsfb.c1
1 files changed, 0 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/video/chipsfb.c b/drivers/video/chipsfb.c
index 4131243cfdf8..bc061d4ec786 100644
--- a/drivers/video/chipsfb.c
+++ b/drivers/video/chipsfb.c
@@ -91,7 +91,6 @@ static struct fb_ops chipsfb_ops = {
.fb_fillrect = cfb_fillrect,
.fb_copyarea = cfb_copyarea,
.fb_imageblit = cfb_imageblit,
- .fb_cursor = soft_cursor,
};
static int chipsfb_check_var(struct fb_var_screeninfo *var,