Unix Device Memory Allocation project

Benjamin Gaignard benjamin.gaignard at linaro.org
Wed Oct 5 08:42:31 UTC 2016


Do you already have in mind a list of targeted driver/backend/plugin ?
How do you expect to enumerate devices capabilities ? by adding a new
generic ioctl or a configuration file in userland ?

Maybe it is to early for those questions but anyway I'm interested by
this memory allocation thread.


2016-10-05 1:47 GMT+02:00 James Jones <jajones at nvidia.com>:
> Hello everyone,
> As many are aware, we took up the issue of surface/memory allocation at XDC
> this year.  The outcome of that discussion was the beginnings of a design
> proposal for a library that would server as a cross-device, cross-process
> surface allocator.  In the past week I've started to condense some of my
> notes from that discussion down to code & a design document.  I've posted
> the first pieces to a github repository here:
>   https://github.com/cubanismo/allocator
> This isn't anything close to usable code yet.  Just headers and docs, and
> incomplete ones at that.  However, feel free to check it out if you're
> interested in discussing the design.
> Thanks,
> -James
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