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

Bjorn Andersson bjorn.andersson at linaro.org
Wed May 20 05:11:35 UTC 2020

On Tue 19 May 21:59 PDT 2020, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:

> 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.

So because it's copyright Linux Foundation you are going to accept it
without user space, after all?


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