[Linaro-mm-sig] Minutes from V4L2 update call
Christian Robottom Reis
kiko at linaro.org
Fri Mar 23 17:01:07 UTC 2012
On Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 04:17:12PM +0100, Laurent Pinchart wrote:
> Hi Kiko,
> On Thursday 22 March 2012 11:54:55 Christian Robottom Reis wrote:
> > Hey there,
> > We ran a call today on the topics of V4L2/dmabuf integration and the
> > DMA mapping changes; I've included minutes and actions below.
> > In summary:
> > - We're not going to see the V4L2 patches in 3.4; they haven't had
> > enough review or testing and Mauro is very busy this merge window.
> > - We're going to put in effort to validate the work on Exynos4 and
> > OMAP4 using test applications that Rob and Tomasz are maintaining.
> Just for reference, I've also tested the V4L2 dmabuf importer role on a
> Renesas AP4 platform (sharing buffers between V4L2 and FB).
Is it worth adding explicit Tested-Bys for this (or has Tomasz done that
> > Laurent has work that he can push forward in parallel
> > API change ioctl addition that could be reviewed
> I don't really have work that I can push forward in parallel. My point
> was that the modifications to the V4L2 API and the implementation in
> videobuf2 are two separate tasks that should be pushed forward in
> parallel (extending the V4L2 API takes quite a lot of time in my
> experience, our developers like nit- picking on the mailing list when
> they review the documentation - which I consider as a good thing, just
> for the record).
Thanks for the clarification. I hope this makes sense to somebody who
knows enough to understand why these two pieces of work are separate <wink>
Christian Robottom Reis, Engineering VP
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