[RFC PATCH v3 2/3] drm: add support modifiers for drivers whose planes only support linear layout

Andy Shevchenko andriy.shevchenko at linux.intel.com
Tue Jan 18 09:53:34 UTC 2022

On Mon, Jan 17, 2022 at 02:15:48PM +0900, Esaki Tomohito wrote:
> On 2022/01/14 23:16, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 14, 2022 at 07:17:52PM +0900, Tomohito Esaki wrote:
> > > The LINEAR modifier is advertised as default if a driver doesn't specify
> > > modifiers.
> > 
> > ...
> > 
> > > +	const uint64_t default_modifiers[] = {
> > 
> > + Comma?
> There is no mention in the coding style about adding/removing a comma to the
> last element of an array. Is there a policy in drm driver?
> I think the advantage of adding a comma to the last element of an array is
> that diff is only one line when an element is added to the end.
> However since INVALID is always the last element in the modifiers array, I
> think it can be either in this case.
> If there is a policy, I will match it.

Indeed, but there is a common sense. The idea behind (multi-line) definitions
that when next time somebody will add an element in the array, there are will

a) no additional churn (like in case of this patch, if the item will be added
   at the bottom;

b) an element that may not be added behind the terminator, which will look

That said, the question is if the element is terminator one or not, if not,
comma is better than no comma and vise versa.

With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko

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