[PATCH 01/24] drm/doc: Add todo about connector_list_iter

Daniel Vetter daniel.vetter at ffwll.ch
Wed Mar 8 14:12:34 UTC 2017

At least radeon, amdgpu and nouveau should be converted. We have
patches for i915 already.

Signed-off-by: Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter at intel.com>
 Documentation/gpu/todo.rst | 13 +++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 13 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/gpu/todo.rst b/Documentation/gpu/todo.rst
index ce0f1a588e7f..63c7088cace3 100644
--- a/Documentation/gpu/todo.rst
+++ b/Documentation/gpu/todo.rst
@@ -153,6 +153,19 @@ following drivers still use ``struct_mutex``: ``msm``, ``omapdrm`` and
 Contact: Daniel Vetter
+Switch to drm_connector_list_iter for any connector_list walking
+Connectors can be hotplugged, and we now have a special list of helpers to walk
+the connector_list in a race-free fashion, without incuring deadlocks on mutexes
+and other fun stuff.
+Unfortunately most drivers are not converted yet. At least all those supporting
+DP MST hotplug should be converted, since for those drivers the difference
+matters. See drm_for_each_connector_iter() vs. drm_for_each_connector().
+Contact: Daniel Vetter
 Core refactorings

More information about the dri-devel mailing list