Re: [PATCH 02/11] dma-buf/fence: add fence_array fences v6

From: Gustavo Padovan
Date: Wed Jun 01 2016 - 10:01:18 EST

Hi Christian,

2016-06-01 Christian König <deathsimple@xxxxxxxxxxx>:

> From: Gustavo Padovan <gustavo.padovan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> struct fence_collection inherits from struct fence and carries a
> collection of fences that needs to be waited together.
> It is useful to translate a sync_file to a fence to remove the complexity
> of dealing with sync_files on DRM drivers. So even if there are many
> fences in the sync_file that needs to waited for a commit to happen,
> they all get added to the fence_collection and passed for DRM use as
> a standard struct fence.
> That means that no changes needed to any driver besides supporting fences.
> fence_collection's fence doesn't belong to any timeline context, so
> fence_is_later() and fence_later() are not meant to be called with
> fence_collections fences.

The commit message needs to be fixed to say mention fence_array instead
of fence_collection and we do create fence contexts for fence_arrays