[PATCH v4] drm/ioctl: Add a ioctl to label GEM objects
rohan.garg at collabora.com
Tue Oct 22 08:58:08 UTC 2019
On viernes, 11 de octubre de 2019 19:55:36 (CEST) Thomas Zimmermann wrote:
> Am 11.10.19 um 19:09 schrieb Daniel Stone:
> > Hi Rohan,
> > On Fri, 11 Oct 2019 at 15:30, Rohan Garg <rohan.garg at collabora.com> wrote:
> >> DRM_IOCTL_DUMB_SET_LABEL lets you label GEM objects, making it
> >> easier to debug issues in userspace applications.
> > I'm not sure if this was pointed out already, but dumb buffers != GEM
> > buffers. GEM buffers _can_ be dumb, but might not be.
> > Could you please rename to GEM_SET_LABEL?
> This change to build upon dumb buffers was suggested by me, as dumb
> buffers is the closes thing there is to a buffer management interface.
> Drivers with 'smart buffers' would have to add their own ioctl interfaces.
> What I really miss here is a userspace application that uses this
> functionality. It would be much easier to discuss if there was an actual
I'm currently working on implementing something for Mesa. I'll send a v5 based
on the lessons learnt from that patchset.
> Best regards
> > Cheers,
> > Daniel
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