[RFC] drm: add overlays as first class KMS objects

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Mon Apr 25 18:17:14 PDT 2011

On Mon, 25 Apr 2011 16:52:58 -0700, Jesse Barnes <jbarnes at virtuousgeek.org> wrote:

> struct drm_mode_surface {
> 	enum components; /* YUV, VUY, RGB, BGR, ARGB, ... */
> 	int depth;
> 	enum packing; /* some list of packing types? */
> 	...
> };

Might just make a uint32_t 'type', predefine some obvious types and
allow drivers to provide more, perhaps with a magic 'vendor' bit so it's
easy to add more standard types. And, these are scanout buffers, I think
it would be nice to use that in the name rather than the
all-too-overused 'surface'.

keith.packard at intel.com
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