Re: [PATCH v6] Add udmabuf misc device

From: Gerd Hoffmann
Date: Wed Jul 04 2018 - 01:53:48 EST

On Tue, Jul 03, 2018 at 10:37:57AM +0200, Daniel Vetter wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 03, 2018 at 09:53:58AM +0200, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
> > A driver to let userspace turn memfd regions into dma-bufs.
> >
> > Use case: Allows qemu create dmabufs for the vga framebuffer or
> > virtio-gpu ressources. Then they can be passed around to display
> > those guest things on the host. To spice client for classic full
> > framebuffer display, and hopefully some day to wayland server for
> > seamless guest window display.
> >
> > qemu test branch:
> >
> >
> > Cc: David Airlie <airlied@xxxxxxxx>
> > Cc: Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu.vizoso@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Cc: Laurent Pinchart <laurent.pinchart@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Cc: Daniel Vetter <daniel@xxxxxxxx>
> > Signed-off-by: Gerd Hoffmann <kraxel@xxxxxxxxxx>
> I think some ack for a 2nd use-case, like virtio-wl or whatever would be
> really cool. To give us some assurance that this is generically useful.

Tomeu? Laurent?

> Plus an ack from dma-buf folks (nag them on irc, you don't have them on Cc
> here).

Hmm, does MAINTAINERS need an update then? Maintainer and mailing lists
listed in the "DMA BUFFER SHARING FRAMEWORK" entry are on Cc.

Who should be Cc'ed?

> Then this is imo good to go.
> I assume you'll push it to drm-misc, like all the other dma-buf stuff?

Can do that, sure, after collecting the acks ...