Introduction and updates from NVIDIA

Daniel Vetter daniel at
Thu Jul 21 07:16:32 UTC 2016

On Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 11:10:50AM -0700, James Jones wrote:
> On 06/13/2016 03:14 AM, Martin Peres wrote:
> > On 13/06/16 12:32, Martin Peres wrote:
> > > This discussion has been going on for years (not this thread, the general
> > > discussion).
> > 
> > Pekka made me realize on IRC that I was not specific enough
> > about what I mean here.
> > 
> > By discussion here, I am talking about sharing buffers
> > across blocks/drivers/manufacturers while honouring
> > Wayland's mantra of every frame being perfect and being
> > as efficient as possible. This is related to Google's
> > GRalloc, GBM, EGLStreams and probably more.
> Thanks for proposing this Martin.
> This sounds great, and we're happy to participate if we can get together a
> quorum.
> Besides the people who were most vocal in this thread, it would be good to
> have perspective from several of the ARM SoCs and Google (ChromeOS and
> Android).
> I'll reach out to some of my contacts there to make sure the right groups
> will be represented at XDC, and we'll get the right NVIDIA people signed up.

Kernel folks should be there plenty relevant for this topic (me included),
and I think some google cros folks will show up too. There's even going to
be a presentation about google's drm_hwcomposer. I think mostly you need
to make sure nvidia folks show up ;-)
Daniel Vetter
Software Engineer, Intel Corporation

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