[U-Boot-Users] [PATCH] VIDEO_FB_LITTLE_ENDIAN name confusion

Rodolfo Giometti giometti at enneenne.com
Tue Apr 17 22:46:41 CEST 2007

On Mon, Apr 16, 2007 at 12:09:14PM -0500, Andrew Dyer wrote:
> I've noticed that VIDEO_FB_LITTLE_ENDIAN in drivers/cfb_console.c is
> not really well named.  What it does is swap bytes around if the frame
> buffer has a /different/ endianness from the host.  If you start with
> a little endian host and frame buffer and define
> VIDEO_FB_LITTLE_ENDIAN the drawn colors get incorrectly byte swapped.

I think that the right thing to do is to avoid that the byte are
swapped if the CPU and framebuffer endianess are the same.

However the patchg reduces possible misunderstanding...




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