[RFC PATCH 0/8] Qualcomm Cloud AI 100 driver

Greg Kroah-Hartman gregkh at linuxfoundation.org
Wed May 20 04:59:00 UTC 2020

On Tue, May 19, 2020 at 10:41:15PM +0200, Daniel Vetter wrote:
> > Ok, that's a decision you are going to have to push upward on, as we
> > really can't take this without a working, open, userspace.
> Uh wut.
> So the merge criteria for drivers/accel (atm still drivers/misc but I
> thought that was interim until more drivers showed up) isn't actually
> "totally-not-a-gpu accel driver without open source userspace".
> Instead it's "totally-not-a-gpu accel driver without open source
> userspace" _and_ you have to be best buddies with Greg. Or at least
> not be on the naughty company list. Since for habanalabs all you
> wanted is a few test cases to exercise the ioctls. Not the entire
> userspace.

Habanalabs now has their full library opensourced that their tools use
directly, so that's not an argument anymore.

My primary point here is the copyright owner of this code, because of
that, I'm not going to objet to allowing this to be merged without open
userspace code.


greg k-h

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