[PATCH 2/2] drm: add an fb creation ioctl that takes a pixel format
airlied at gmail.com
Fri Nov 11 02:50:00 PST 2011
On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 10:47 AM, Dave Airlie <airlied at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 9:18 PM, Jesse Barnes <jbarnes at virtuousgeek.org> wrote:
>> To properly support the various plane formats supported by different
>> hardware, the kernel must know the pixel format of a framebuffer object.
>> So add a new ioctl taking a format argument corresponding to a fourcc
>> name from videodev2.h. Implement the fb creation hooks in terms of the
>> new mode_fb_cmd2 using helpers where the old bpp/depth values are
> I'm nearly sure I said this before, but please move the FOURCC defines
> somewhere generic,
> then use those, otherwise this is going to encourage crappy userspace
> coding where
> they drag in libv4l2 just to use a drm feature.
> I know they are generic, but userspace writes will start to include
> v4l headers to get at
> the same defines you use in the kernel.
Oh and I'll take it as a follow-up patch. as I'd rather merge the base
code now before it gets too late.
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