Linux 3.4-rc1

Daniel Vetter daniel at
Mon Apr 2 01:41:52 PDT 2012

On Mon, Apr 02, 2012 at 12:40:39PM +0900, Kyungmin Park wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 12:34 AM, Rob Clark <rob.clark at> wrote:
> > On Sat, Mar 31, 2012 at 6:58 PM, Linus Torvalds
> > <torvalds at> wrote:
> >>  - drm dma-buf prime support. Dave Airlie sent me the pull request but
> >> didn't push very hard for it, it's in my "ok, I can still pull it for
> >> 3.4 if individual DRM driver people tell me that it will make their
> >> lives easier." So this is in limbo - I have nothing against it, but I
> >> won't pull unless I get a few people say "yes, please".
> >
> > yes, please :-)
> >
> > Note that the core drm dma-buf/prime support has already been reviewed
> > by a lot of folks, and tested with a few different drivers (exynos,
> > omapdrm, i915, nouveau, udl) with some driver support that could be
> > pushed for 3.5 cycle if the core support makes it in for 3.4 cycle.
> Yes, Please.
> It's used for exynos display and multimedia.


There are a lot of loose pieces to juggle until we have everything in
place for buffer sharing (and quite a few of this involve contentious
topics). But this core piece for integrating dma-buf with drm here has
been acked/reviewd by all the relevant people and merging it would imo
greatly help in wiring up all the other loose ends.

Cheers, Daniel
Daniel Vetter
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