[PATCH v2] linux-dmabuf: clarify DRM_FORMAT_MOD_INVALID
ppaalanen at gmail.com
Wed Apr 17 10:54:16 UTC 2019
On Tue, 16 Apr 2019 18:54:48 +0000
Simon Ser <contact at emersion.fr> wrote:
> On Tuesday, April 16, 2019 8:06 PM, Chia-I Wu <olvaffe at gmail.com> wrote:
> > DRM_FORMAT_MOD_INVALID means to derive the modifier from the dmabuf.
> > It provides legacy support and makes it easier to replace wl_drm.
> > Signed-off-by: Chia-I Wu <olvaffe at gmail.com>
> > ---
> > .../linux-dmabuf/linux-dmabuf-unstable-v1.xml | 16 +++++++++++++++-
> > 1 file changed, 15 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> > diff --git a/unstable/linux-dmabuf/linux-dmabuf-unstable-v1.xml b/unstable/linux-dmabuf/linux-dmabuf-unstable-v1.xml
> > index 154afe2..e1ac82f 100644
> > --- a/unstable/linux-dmabuf/linux-dmabuf-unstable-v1.xml
> > +++ b/unstable/linux-dmabuf/linux-dmabuf-unstable-v1.xml
> > @@ -28,6 +28,7 @@
> > <description summary="factory for creating dmabuf-based wl_buffers">
> > Following the interfaces from:
> > https://www.khronos.org/registry/egl/extensions/EXT/EGL_EXT_image_dma_buf_import.txt
> > + https://www.khronos.org/registry/EGL/extensions/EXT/EGL_EXT_image_dma_buf_import_modifiers.txt
> > and the Linux DRM sub-system's AddFb2 ioctl.
> > This interface offers ways to create generic dmabuf-based
> > @@ -129,8 +130,16 @@
> > binds to this interface. A roundtrip after binding guarantees that
> > the client has received all supported format-modifier pairs.
> > + For legacy support, DRM_FORMAT_MOD_INVALID (that is, modifier_hi ==
> > + 0x00ffffff and modifier_lo == 0xffffffff) is considered a valid
> > + modifier. It indicates that the server can support the format with an
> > + implicit modifier. When a plane has DRM_FORMAT_MOD_INVALID as its
> > + modifier, the effective modifier will be derived from the dmabuf
> > + rather than the explicitly specified value.
> "DRM_FORMAT_MOD_INVALID is […] valid […]": the wording is a little weird.
> > For the definition of the format and modifier codes, see the
> > - zwp_linux_buffer_params_v1::create request.
> > + zwp_linux_buffer_params_v1::create and zwp_linux_buffer_params_v1::add
> > + requests.
> > </description>
> > <arg name="format" type="uint" summary="DRM_FORMAT code"/>
> > <arg name="modifier_hi" type="uint"
> > @@ -197,6 +206,11 @@
> > compression, etc. driver-specific modifications to the base format
> > defined by the DRM fourcc code.
> > + Warning: It should be an error if the format/modifier pair was not
> > + advertised with the modifier event. This is not enforced yet because
> > + some implementations always accept DRM_FORMAT_MOD_INVALID. Also
> > + version 2 of this protocol does not have the modifier event.
> I thought the plan was to bump the version to make it a protocol error?
I didn't think it was. The idea was just to clarify existing protocol,
not bump the revision to introduce new semantics.
The v2 patch looks fine to me.
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