[git pull] drm tree for 5.4-rc1
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Fri Sep 20 05:26:12 UTC 2019
On Fri, Sep 20, 2019 at 9:11 AM Dave Airlie <airlied at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hmm. My merge isn't identical to that. It's close though. Different
> > order for one #define which might be just from you and me merging
> > different directions.
> > But I also ended up removing the .gem_prime_export initialization to
> > drm_gem_prime_export, because it's the default if none exists. That's
> > the left-over from
> > 3baeeb21983a ("drm/mtk: Drop drm_gem_prime_export/import")
> > after the import stayed around because it got turned into an actually
> > non-default one.
> > I think that both of our merges are right - equivalent but just
> > slightly different.
> > But the reason I'm pointing this out is that I also get the feeling
> > that if it needs that dev->dev_private difference from the default
> > function in prime_import(), wouldn't it need the same for prime_export
> > too?
> > I don't know the code, and I don't know the hardware, but just from a
> > "pattern matching" angle I just wanted to check whether maybe there's
> > need for a mtk_drm_gem_prime_export() wrapper that does that same
> > thing with
> > struct mtk_drm_private *private = dev->dev_private;
> > .. use private->dev instead of dev->dev ..
> > So I'm just asking that somebody that knows that drm/mtk code should
> > double-check that oddity.
> I've cc'ed Alexandre who wrote the import half of this code to look into it.
I am not super familiar with this driver either so I may have
overlooked this. Using dev->dev_private was to make sure that the
imported buffers would be mapped contiguously in the device's address
space, so I am not sure whether we need to do something in the case of
Added CK and Tomasz who may have a more informed opinion on this.
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