[Buildroot] [RFC v2] linux: add fbtft kernel extension

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Wed Dec 31 09:14:45 UTC 2014


Hello,

On Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:20:41 +0100, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:

> No the proper solution would be for those fbtft people to submit their
> drivers to the upstream kernel. But of course, since those drivers are
> developed by RasberryPi folks, they cannot play with the normal
> open-source rules of contributing things upstream: they *have* to do
> some utter crap and do everything in their own fork.

So, I've just submitted a proposal to include those drivers to the
staging tree of the Linux kernel:

  http://driverdev.linuxdriverproject.org/pipermail/driverdev-devel/2014-December/063195.html

Best regards,

Thomas
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Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering
http://free-electrons.com



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