[PATCH v3 1/2] habanalabs: define uAPI to export FD for DMA-BUF

Jason Gunthorpe jgg at ziepe.ca
Mon Jun 21 14:49:48 UTC 2021

On Mon, Jun 21, 2021 at 04:20:35PM +0200, Daniel Vetter wrote:

> Also unless we're actually doing this properly there's zero incentive for
> me to review the kernel code and check whether it follows the rules
> correctly, so you have excellent chances that you just break the rules.
> And dma_buf/fence are tricky enough that you pretty much guaranteed to
> break the rules if you're not involved in the discussions. Just now we
> have a big one where everyone involved (who's been doing this for 10+
> years all at least) realizes we've fucked up big time.

This is where I come from on dmabuf, it is fiendishly
complicated. Don't use it unless you absoultely have to, are in DRM,
and have people like Daniel helping to make sure you use it right.

It's whole premise and design is compromised by specialty historical
implementation choices on the GPU side.


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