Subject: Re: Implementing border color
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/28/2004 11:35:40
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On Jul 28, 2004, at 10:21 AM, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:

> But... I find this level of abstracion (through wscons) excessive.  
> Does
> any other video driver, aside vga, support this kind of border?  If 
> not,
> I feel that adding it to wscons is not worth it.  If yes, providing an
> abstraction is not such a bad idea in the long term...  In fact, it
> could be implemented in framebuffer devices, although I doubt anybody 
> could
> ever bother to add such an (useless) feature, if it means coding too 
> much.

If it's possible to implement for a different device type, then it 
seems like it should go through the abstraction.

         -- Jason R. Thorpe <>

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