[RFC] UBUNTU: SAUCE: (no-up) Restore VT fonts on switch

Leann Ogasawara leann.ogasawara at canonical.com
Mon Apr 4 19:24:02 UTC 2011


Hi Stefan,

When opening the Oneiric repo, the following patch produces a build
failure due to the fact that it's still a consumer of the BKL:

Author: Stefan Bader <stefan.bader at canonical.com>
Date:   Tue Mar 4 22:10:36 2008 +0000

    UBUNTU: SAUCE: (no-up) Restore VT fonts on switch
    
    Not all X drivers save and restore fonts on text VTs. Add code to the
    kernel to explicitly save and restore them on VT switches.
    
    Signed-off-by: Matthew Garrett <mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org>
    Signed-off-by: Stefan Bader <stefan.bader at canonical.com>
    Signed-off-by: Ben Collins <ben.collins at canonical.com>

I'm inclined to just drop this patch completely from Oneiric given that
the patch is 3yrs old, marked as SAUCE: (no-up), and the state of X
drivers has improved since then.  We can always re-apply it should
someone scream.  I wanted to get your thoughts first?

Thanks,
Leann




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