[PATCH] fsl-diu-fb: remove the ioctl interface

Anatolij Gustschin agust at denx.de
Wed Sep 21 18:29:54 EST 2011

On Wed, 21 Sep 2011 02:10:42 +0000
Tabi Timur-B04825 <B04825 at freescale.com> wrote:
> The definitions of MFB_SET_PIXFMT and MFB_GET_PIXFMT are wrong:
> #define MFB_SET_PIXFMT          0x80014d08
> #define MFB_GET_PIXFMT          0x40014d08
> The "01" is the size.  However, these ioctls take a __u32 as a parameter.
> This means that I have to fix the definitions to this:
> #define MFB_SET_PIXFMT          _IOW('M', 8, __u32)
> #define MFB_GET_PIXFMT          _IOR('M', 8, __u32)
> This will change the values and break binary compatibility with your
> applications.  Are you okay with that?

yes. the app will be fixed for updated kernel.

> > Other ioctls can be removed. I'm not sure if someone
> > uses FBIOGET_GWINFO. If there are no objections from
> > other people, it can also be dropped.
> I'm going to remove FBIOGET_GWINFO because no one is using it, and the
> ioctl value is malformed (it doesn't define a direction or size).



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