[PATCH] RFC: omapdrm DRM/KMS driver for TI OMAP platforms

Rob Clark rob.clark at linaro.org
Sat Sep 3 13:24:53 UTC 2011


On Sat, Sep 3, 2011 at 1:57 AM, Dave Airlie <airlied at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> A simple "plugin" mechanism is provided to allow integration with
>> external kernel modules (*cough* PVR), but also to keep the code more
>> modular as support is added for various other accelerator blocks that
>> exist in various different OMAP variants.  (2D accel, video encode/
>> decode, etc.)  However this driver and userspace xorg driver are
>> themselves fully functional without any closed-source components. It
>> doesn't (and won't) provide any command submission to IP blocks with
>> closed-source kernel or userspace components.
>
> At the moment I'd rather not merge any sort of plugin layer, until we
> had some users for it that were part of an open driver stack.

Ok, that is fair.  It should be not too hard to keep this as a patch
on top for now.  I'm hoping to have the first open user of the API in
a month or so.

> I'll try and review the rest next week.

Thanks

BR,
-R

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