Bug#785017: mate-power-manager: brightness is reset to maximum on every restart

Mike Gabriel mike.gabriel at das-netzwerkteam.de
Tue May 12 07:46:03 UTC 2015

Control: tags -1 patch

Hi Flos,

On  Mo 11 Mai 2015 17:58:22 CEST, flos wrote:

> Package: mate-power-manager
> Version: 1.8.1+dfsg1-5
> Severity: normal
> Dear MATE Maintainer,
> Currently the mate-power-manager could not save the brightness settings after
> changes. A workaround would be using the 'dconf-editor' or  
> 'gsettings' tools to
> change the value of the key 'brightness-ac' of schema org.mate.power-manager.
> I modify the gpm-backlight.c a little so that we can save the brightness
> settings after every brightness adjustment when ac power supply is used.
> It seems to me that call back function 'brightness_changed_cb' was  
> attached to
> 'backlight->priv->brightness' mistakenly. I think we should distinguish the
> backlight object from the brightness object.
> Please correct me and please review the patch in the attachment.
> Thank you very much!
> Best Regards,
> Flos

I will make upstream aware of your patch and get back to you later  
once I got feedback from upstream.


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