Patchwork MAINTAINERS: Add dri-devel as a mailing list for anything fbdev

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Submitter Daniel Vetter
Date Sept. 8, 2017, 3:35 p.m.
Message ID <20170908153528.17528-1-daniel.vetter@ffwll.ch>
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Permalink /patch/9944523/
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Daniel Vetter - Sept. 8, 2017, 3:35 p.m.
fbdev is in maintenance only, except that it's still used by drm
through the drm fbdev emulation, to be able to use fbcon. And people
might want to sometimes extend fbcon to enable new features for drm
drivers, e.g. Hans' panel orientation work.

The problem is that when those patches only touch fbdev code they'll
never show up on drm developer's radar, which means we end up with
designs that don't really fit whell into the full stack. That happened
a bit with the panel orientation work, where an fbcon patch made it
into 4.14, implementing a design that won't really work on the drm
side. Which means we now have to redo things, and on top coordinate 2
subsystem trees.

Since fbdev is super low-volume we can prevent this in the future by
simply adding the dri-devel mailing list to the fbdev subsystem.

Cc: Hans de Goede <hdegoede@redhat.com>
Cc: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <b.zolnierkie@samsung.com>
Cc: linux-fbdev@vger.kernel.org
Cc: dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org
Cc: Sean Paul <seanpaul@chromium.org>
Cc: David Airlie <airlied@linux.ie>
Signed-off-by: Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter@intel.com>
---
 MAINTAINERS | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
Sean Paul - Sept. 8, 2017, 3:39 p.m.
On Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 11:35 AM, Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter@ffwll.ch> wrote:
> fbdev is in maintenance only, except that it's still used by drm
> through the drm fbdev emulation, to be able to use fbcon. And people
> might want to sometimes extend fbcon to enable new features for drm
> drivers, e.g. Hans' panel orientation work.
>
> The problem is that when those patches only touch fbdev code they'll
> never show up on drm developer's radar, which means we end up with
> designs that don't really fit whell into the full stack. That happened
> a bit with the panel orientation work, where an fbcon patch made it
> into 4.14, implementing a design that won't really work on the drm
> side. Which means we now have to redo things, and on top coordinate 2
> subsystem trees.
>
> Since fbdev is super low-volume we can prevent this in the future by
> simply adding the dri-devel mailing list to the fbdev subsystem.
>
> Cc: Hans de Goede <hdegoede@redhat.com>
> Cc: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <b.zolnierkie@samsung.com>
> Cc: linux-fbdev@vger.kernel.org
> Cc: dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org
> Cc: Sean Paul <seanpaul@chromium.org>

Acked-by: Sean Paul <seanpaul@chromium.org>

> Cc: David Airlie <airlied@linux.ie>
> Signed-off-by: Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter@intel.com>
> ---
>  MAINTAINERS | 1 +
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
>
> diff --git a/MAINTAINERS b/MAINTAINERS
> index ba51d0906955..af9766a32949 100644
> --- a/MAINTAINERS
> +++ b/MAINTAINERS
> @@ -5391,6 +5391,7 @@ F:        drivers/net/wan/sdla.c
>
>  FRAMEBUFFER LAYER
>  M:     Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <b.zolnierkie@samsung.com>
> +L:     dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org
>  L:     linux-fbdev@vger.kernel.org
>  T:     git git://github.com/bzolnier/linux.git
>  Q:     http://patchwork.kernel.org/project/linux-fbdev/list/
> --
> 2.14.1
>
Daniel Vetter - Oct. 2, 2017, 8:29 a.m.
On Fri, Sep 08, 2017 at 11:39:44AM -0400, Sean Paul wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 11:35 AM, Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter@ffwll.ch> wrote:
> > fbdev is in maintenance only, except that it's still used by drm
> > through the drm fbdev emulation, to be able to use fbcon. And people
> > might want to sometimes extend fbcon to enable new features for drm
> > drivers, e.g. Hans' panel orientation work.
> >
> > The problem is that when those patches only touch fbdev code they'll
> > never show up on drm developer's radar, which means we end up with
> > designs that don't really fit whell into the full stack. That happened
> > a bit with the panel orientation work, where an fbcon patch made it
> > into 4.14, implementing a design that won't really work on the drm
> > side. Which means we now have to redo things, and on top coordinate 2
> > subsystem trees.
> >
> > Since fbdev is super low-volume we can prevent this in the future by
> > simply adding the dri-devel mailing list to the fbdev subsystem.
> >
> > Cc: Hans de Goede <hdegoede@redhat.com>
> > Cc: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <b.zolnierkie@samsung.com>
> > Cc: linux-fbdev@vger.kernel.org
> > Cc: dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org
> > Cc: Sean Paul <seanpaul@chromium.org>
> 
> Acked-by: Sean Paul <seanpaul@chromium.org>

Bartlomiej, ack from you too?

Thanks, Daniel
> 
> > Cc: David Airlie <airlied@linux.ie>
> > Signed-off-by: Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter@intel.com>
> > ---
> >  MAINTAINERS | 1 +
> >  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
> >
> > diff --git a/MAINTAINERS b/MAINTAINERS
> > index ba51d0906955..af9766a32949 100644
> > --- a/MAINTAINERS
> > +++ b/MAINTAINERS
> > @@ -5391,6 +5391,7 @@ F:        drivers/net/wan/sdla.c
> >
> >  FRAMEBUFFER LAYER
> >  M:     Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <b.zolnierkie@samsung.com>
> > +L:     dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org
> >  L:     linux-fbdev@vger.kernel.org
> >  T:     git git://github.com/bzolnier/linux.git
> >  Q:     http://patchwork.kernel.org/project/linux-fbdev/list/
> > --
> > 2.14.1
> >
Daniel Vetter - Oct. 3, 2017, 9:24 a.m.
On Mon, Oct 02, 2017 at 10:29:26AM +0200, Daniel Vetter wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 08, 2017 at 11:39:44AM -0400, Sean Paul wrote:
> > On Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 11:35 AM, Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter@ffwll.ch> wrote:
> > > fbdev is in maintenance only, except that it's still used by drm
> > > through the drm fbdev emulation, to be able to use fbcon. And people
> > > might want to sometimes extend fbcon to enable new features for drm
> > > drivers, e.g. Hans' panel orientation work.
> > >
> > > The problem is that when those patches only touch fbdev code they'll
> > > never show up on drm developer's radar, which means we end up with
> > > designs that don't really fit whell into the full stack. That happened
> > > a bit with the panel orientation work, where an fbcon patch made it
> > > into 4.14, implementing a design that won't really work on the drm
> > > side. Which means we now have to redo things, and on top coordinate 2
> > > subsystem trees.
> > >
> > > Since fbdev is super low-volume we can prevent this in the future by
> > > simply adding the dri-devel mailing list to the fbdev subsystem.
> > >
> > > Cc: Hans de Goede <hdegoede@redhat.com>
> > > Cc: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <b.zolnierkie@samsung.com>
> > > Cc: linux-fbdev@vger.kernel.org
> > > Cc: dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org
> > > Cc: Sean Paul <seanpaul@chromium.org>
> > 
> > Acked-by: Sean Paul <seanpaul@chromium.org>
> 
> Bartlomiej, ack from you too?

Dave Airlie acked it on irc, so pushed to drm-misc-next.
-Daniel
> 
> Thanks, Daniel
> > 
> > > Cc: David Airlie <airlied@linux.ie>
> > > Signed-off-by: Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter@intel.com>
> > > ---
> > >  MAINTAINERS | 1 +
> > >  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
> > >
> > > diff --git a/MAINTAINERS b/MAINTAINERS
> > > index ba51d0906955..af9766a32949 100644
> > > --- a/MAINTAINERS
> > > +++ b/MAINTAINERS
> > > @@ -5391,6 +5391,7 @@ F:        drivers/net/wan/sdla.c
> > >
> > >  FRAMEBUFFER LAYER
> > >  M:     Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <b.zolnierkie@samsung.com>
> > > +L:     dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org
> > >  L:     linux-fbdev@vger.kernel.org
> > >  T:     git git://github.com/bzolnier/linux.git
> > >  Q:     http://patchwork.kernel.org/project/linux-fbdev/list/
> > > --
> > > 2.14.1
> > >
> 
> -- 
> Daniel Vetter
> Software Engineer, Intel Corporation
> http://blog.ffwll.ch
Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz - Oct. 3, 2017, 9:35 a.m.
On Tuesday, October 03, 2017 11:24:39 AM Daniel Vetter wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 02, 2017 at 10:29:26AM +0200, Daniel Vetter wrote:
> > On Fri, Sep 08, 2017 at 11:39:44AM -0400, Sean Paul wrote:
> > > On Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 11:35 AM, Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter@ffwll.ch> wrote:
> > > > fbdev is in maintenance only, except that it's still used by drm
> > > > through the drm fbdev emulation, to be able to use fbcon. And people
> > > > might want to sometimes extend fbcon to enable new features for drm
> > > > drivers, e.g. Hans' panel orientation work.
> > > >
> > > > The problem is that when those patches only touch fbdev code they'll
> > > > never show up on drm developer's radar, which means we end up with
> > > > designs that don't really fit whell into the full stack. That happened
> > > > a bit with the panel orientation work, where an fbcon patch made it
> > > > into 4.14, implementing a design that won't really work on the drm
> > > > side. Which means we now have to redo things, and on top coordinate 2
> > > > subsystem trees.
> > > >
> > > > Since fbdev is super low-volume we can prevent this in the future by
> > > > simply adding the dri-devel mailing list to the fbdev subsystem.
> > > >
> > > > Cc: Hans de Goede <hdegoede@redhat.com>
> > > > Cc: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <b.zolnierkie@samsung.com>
> > > > Cc: linux-fbdev@vger.kernel.org
> > > > Cc: dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org
> > > > Cc: Sean Paul <seanpaul@chromium.org>
> > > 
> > > Acked-by: Sean Paul <seanpaul@chromium.org>
> > 
> > Bartlomiej, ack from you too?
> 
> Dave Airlie acked it on irc, so pushed to drm-misc-next.

Fine with me.

Best regards,
--
Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
Samsung R&D Institute Poland
Samsung Electronics

> -Daniel
> > 
> > Thanks, Daniel
> > > 
> > > > Cc: David Airlie <airlied@linux.ie>
> > > > Signed-off-by: Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter@intel.com>
> > > > ---
> > > >  MAINTAINERS | 1 +
> > > >  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
> > > >
> > > > diff --git a/MAINTAINERS b/MAINTAINERS
> > > > index ba51d0906955..af9766a32949 100644
> > > > --- a/MAINTAINERS
> > > > +++ b/MAINTAINERS
> > > > @@ -5391,6 +5391,7 @@ F:        drivers/net/wan/sdla.c
> > > >
> > > >  FRAMEBUFFER LAYER
> > > >  M:     Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <b.zolnierkie@samsung.com>
> > > > +L:     dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org
> > > >  L:     linux-fbdev@vger.kernel.org
> > > >  T:     git git://github.com/bzolnier/linux.git
> > > >  Q:     http://patchwork.kernel.org/project/linux-fbdev/list/
> > > > --
> > > > 2.14.1

Patch

diff --git a/MAINTAINERS b/MAINTAINERS
index ba51d0906955..af9766a32949 100644
--- a/MAINTAINERS
+++ b/MAINTAINERS
@@ -5391,6 +5391,7 @@  F:	drivers/net/wan/sdla.c
 
 FRAMEBUFFER LAYER
 M:	Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <b.zolnierkie@samsung.com>
+L:	dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org
 L:	linux-fbdev@vger.kernel.org
 T:	git git://github.com/bzolnier/linux.git
 Q:	http://patchwork.kernel.org/project/linux-fbdev/list/