[riot-notifications] [RIOT-OS/RIOT] pkg/lvgl: remove internal thread (#16486)

Alexandre Abadie notifications at github.com
Thu May 20 13:15:27 CEST 2021


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### Contribution description

This PR is a small refactoring of the lvgl integration into RIOT: the internal thread used to trigger the lvgl task handler is removed and `lvgl_start` is renamed `lvgl_run`. It's still possible to run lvgl in its own thread, but this becomes the responsibility of the user  to do that.

There's one call to `lv_task_handler();` that is moved from `lvgl_init` to the beginning of `lvgl_run`. I'm suspecting that this change might fix the issue reported in #16471.

Since there's one thread less in `tests/pkg_lvgl` and `tests/pkg_lvgl_touch`, this PR frees up 2K of RAM on both.

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### Testing procedure

- Green Murdock
- `tests/pkg_lvgl` and `tests/pkg_lvgl_touch` are still functional

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### Issues/PRs references

Might help with #16471 

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  https://github.com/RIOT-OS/RIOT/pull/16486

-- Commit Summary --

  * pkg/lvgl: remove internal background thread
  * tests/pkg_lvgl*: adapt to new behavior

-- File Changes --

    M pkg/lvgl/contrib/lvgl.c (56)
    M pkg/lvgl/include/lvgl_riot.h (4)
    M tests/pkg_lvgl/main.c (4)
    M tests/pkg_lvgl_touch/main.c (2)

-- Patch Links --

https://github.com/RIOT-OS/RIOT/pull/16486.patch
https://github.com/RIOT-OS/RIOT/pull/16486.diff

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