[U-Boot-Users] [DNX#2007041742000012] [PATCH] VIDEO_FB_LITTLE_ENDIAN name [...]

DENX Support System support at denx.de
Tue Apr 17 23:30:04 CEST 2007

Hello list,

inside the automatic U-Boot patch tracking system a new ticket
[DNX#2007041742000012] was created:

> 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...
> Ciao,
> Rodolfo
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