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From: Hans Verkuil <hverkuil@xs4all.nl>
To: Ezequiel Garcia <ezequiel@collabora.com>, linux-media@vger.kernel.org
Cc: kernel@collabora.com,
	Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@osg.samsung.com>,
	Shuah Khan <shuahkh@osg.samsung.com>,
	Pawel Osciak <pawel@osciak.com>,
	Alexandre Courbot <acourbot@chromium.org>,
	Sakari Ailus <sakari.ailus@iki.fi>,
	Brian Starkey <brian.starkey@arm.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Gustavo Padovan <gustavo.padovan@collabora.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v9 10/15] vb2: add explicit fence user API
Date: Mon, 7 May 2018 13:30:56 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1f3e8527-d18b-9d60-31c4-11b3bd6a28b5@xs4all.nl> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180504200612.8763-11-ezequiel@collabora.com>

On 04/05/18 22:06, Ezequiel Garcia wrote:
> From: Gustavo Padovan <gustavo.padovan@collabora.com>
> 
> Turn the reserved2 field into fence_fd that we will use to send
> an in-fence to the kernel or return an out-fence from the kernel to
> userspace.
> 
> Two new flags were added, V4L2_BUF_FLAG_IN_FENCE, that should be used
> when sending an in-fence to the kernel to be waited on, and
> V4L2_BUF_FLAG_OUT_FENCE, to ask the kernel to give back an out-fence.
> 
> v7: minor fixes on the Documentation (Hans Verkuil)
> 
> v6: big improvement on doc (Hans Verkuil)
> 
> v5: - keep using reserved2 field for cpia2
>     - set fence_fd to 0 for now, for compat with userspace(Mauro)
> 
> v4: make it a union with reserved2 and fence_fd (Hans Verkuil)
> 
> v3: make the out_fence refer to the current buffer (Hans Verkuil)
> 
> v2: add documentation
> 
> Signed-off-by: Gustavo Padovan <gustavo.padovan@collabora.com>
> ---
>  Documentation/media/uapi/v4l/buffer.rst         | 45 +++++++++++++++++++++++--
>  drivers/media/common/videobuf2/videobuf2-v4l2.c |  2 +-
>  drivers/media/v4l2-core/v4l2-compat-ioctl32.c   |  4 +--
>  include/uapi/linux/videodev2.h                  |  8 ++++-
>  4 files changed, 52 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/Documentation/media/uapi/v4l/buffer.rst b/Documentation/media/uapi/v4l/buffer.rst
> index e2c85ddc990b..be9719cf5745 100644
> --- a/Documentation/media/uapi/v4l/buffer.rst
> +++ b/Documentation/media/uapi/v4l/buffer.rst
> @@ -301,10 +301,22 @@ struct v4l2_buffer
>  	elements in the ``planes`` array. The driver will fill in the
>  	actual number of valid elements in that array.
>      * - __u32

Type is now __s32.

> -      - ``reserved2``
> +      - ``fence_fd``
>        -
> -      - A place holder for future extensions. Drivers and applications
> -	must set this to 0.
> +      - Used to communicate a fence file descriptors from userspace to kernel

descriptors -> descriptor

> +	and vice-versa. On :ref:`VIDIOC_QBUF <VIDIOC_QBUF>` when sending
> +	an in-fence for V4L2 to wait on, the ``V4L2_BUF_FLAG_IN_FENCE`` flag must
> +	be used and this field set to the fence file descriptor of the in-fence.
> +	If the in-fence is not valid ` VIDIOC_QBUF`` returns an error.
> +
> +        To get an out-fence back from V4L2 the ``V4L2_BUF_FLAG_OUT_FENCE``
> +	must be set, the kernel will return the out-fence file descriptor in
> +	this field. If it fails to create the out-fence ``VIDIOC_QBUF` returns
> +        an error.
> +
> +	For all other ioctls V4L2 sets this field to -1 if
> +	``V4L2_BUF_FLAG_IN_FENCE`` and/or ``V4L2_BUF_FLAG_OUT_FENCE`` are set,
> +	otherwise this field is set to 0 for backward compatibility.
>      * - __u32
>        - ``reserved``
>        -
> @@ -648,6 +660,33 @@ Buffer Flags
>        - Start Of Exposure. The buffer timestamp has been taken when the
>  	exposure of the frame has begun. This is only valid for the
>  	``V4L2_BUF_TYPE_VIDEO_CAPTURE`` buffer type.
> +    * .. _`V4L2-BUF-FLAG-IN-FENCE`:
> +
> +      - ``V4L2_BUF_FLAG_IN_FENCE``
> +      - 0x00200000
> +      - Ask V4L2 to wait on the fence passed in the ``fence_fd`` field. The
> +	buffer won't be queued to the driver until the fence signals. The order
> +	in which buffers are queued is guaranteed to be preserved, so any
> +	buffers queued after this buffer will also be blocked until this fence
> +	signals. This flag must be set before calling ``VIDIOC_QBUF``. For
> +	other ioctls the driver just reports the value of the flag.
> +
> +        If the fence signals the flag is cleared and not reported anymore.
> +	If the fence is not valid ``VIDIOC_QBUF`` returns an error.
> +
> +
> +    * .. _`V4L2-BUF-FLAG-OUT-FENCE`:
> +
> +      - ``V4L2_BUF_FLAG_OUT_FENCE``
> +      - 0x00400000
> +      - Request for a fence to be attached to the buffer. The driver will fill
> +	in the out-fence fd in the ``fence_fd`` field when :ref:`VIDIOC_QBUF
> +	<VIDIOC_QBUF>` returns. This flag must be set before calling
> +	``VIDIOC_QBUF``. For other ioctls the driver just reports the value of
> +	the flag.

What happens once the out fence signals? Is this flag cleared? I think that would
make sense.

> +
> +        If the creation of the out-fence fails ``VIDIOC_QBUF`` returns an
> +	error.
>  
>  

I would like to see a mention here that it is valid to set both FENCE flags.

>  
> diff --git a/drivers/media/common/videobuf2/videobuf2-v4l2.c b/drivers/media/common/videobuf2/videobuf2-v4l2.c
> index 64503615d00b..b1c0fa2b0b88 100644
> --- a/drivers/media/common/videobuf2/videobuf2-v4l2.c
> +++ b/drivers/media/common/videobuf2/videobuf2-v4l2.c
> @@ -203,7 +203,7 @@ static void __fill_v4l2_buffer(struct vb2_buffer *vb, void *pb)
>  	b->timestamp = ns_to_timeval(vb->timestamp);
>  	b->timecode = vbuf->timecode;
>  	b->sequence = vbuf->sequence;
> -	b->reserved2 = 0;
> +	b->fence_fd = 0;
>  	b->reserved = 0;
>  
>  	if (q->is_multiplanar) {
> diff --git a/drivers/media/v4l2-core/v4l2-compat-ioctl32.c b/drivers/media/v4l2-core/v4l2-compat-ioctl32.c
> index 4312935f1dfc..93c752459aec 100644
> --- a/drivers/media/v4l2-core/v4l2-compat-ioctl32.c
> +++ b/drivers/media/v4l2-core/v4l2-compat-ioctl32.c
> @@ -388,7 +388,7 @@ struct v4l2_buffer32 {
>  		__s32		fd;
>  	} m;
>  	__u32			length;
> -	__u32			reserved2;
> +	__s32			fence_fd;
>  	__u32			reserved;
>  };
>  
> @@ -606,7 +606,7 @@ static int put_v4l2_buffer32(struct v4l2_buffer __user *kp,
>  	    assign_in_user(&up->timestamp.tv_usec, &kp->timestamp.tv_usec) ||
>  	    copy_in_user(&up->timecode, &kp->timecode, sizeof(kp->timecode)) ||
>  	    assign_in_user(&up->sequence, &kp->sequence) ||
> -	    assign_in_user(&up->reserved2, &kp->reserved2) ||
> +	    assign_in_user(&up->fence_fd, &kp->fence_fd) ||
>  	    assign_in_user(&up->reserved, &kp->reserved) ||
>  	    get_user(length, &kp->length) ||
>  	    put_user(length, &up->length))
> diff --git a/include/uapi/linux/videodev2.h b/include/uapi/linux/videodev2.h
> index a8842a5ca636..1f18dc68ecab 100644
> --- a/include/uapi/linux/videodev2.h
> +++ b/include/uapi/linux/videodev2.h
> @@ -934,7 +934,10 @@ struct v4l2_buffer {
>  		__s32		fd;
>  	} m;
>  	__u32			length;
> -	__u32			reserved2;
> +	union {
> +		__s32		fence_fd;
> +		__u32		reserved2;
> +	};
>  	__u32			reserved;
>  };
>  
> @@ -971,6 +974,9 @@ struct v4l2_buffer {
>  #define V4L2_BUF_FLAG_TSTAMP_SRC_SOE		0x00010000
>  /* mem2mem encoder/decoder */
>  #define V4L2_BUF_FLAG_LAST			0x00100000
> +/* Explicit synchronization */
> +#define V4L2_BUF_FLAG_IN_FENCE			0x00200000
> +#define V4L2_BUF_FLAG_OUT_FENCE			0x00400000
>  
>  /**
>   * struct v4l2_exportbuffer - export of video buffer as DMABUF file descriptor
> 

Regards,

	Hans

  reply	other threads:[~2018-05-07 11:31 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 39+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-05-04 20:05 [PATCH v9 00/15] V4L2 Explicit Synchronization Ezequiel Garcia
2018-05-04 20:05 ` [PATCH v9 01/15] xilinx: regroup caps on querycap Ezequiel Garcia
2018-05-04 20:05 ` [PATCH v9 02/15] hackrf: group device capabilities Ezequiel Garcia
2018-05-04 20:06 ` [PATCH v9 03/15] omap3isp: " Ezequiel Garcia
2018-05-04 20:06 ` [PATCH v9 04/15] vb2: move vb2_ops functions to videobuf2-core.[ch] Ezequiel Garcia
2018-05-04 20:06 ` [PATCH v9 05/15] vb2: add unordered vb2_queue property for drivers Ezequiel Garcia
2018-05-07 11:03   ` Hans Verkuil
2018-05-04 20:06 ` [PATCH v9 06/15] v4l: add unordered flag to format description ioctl Ezequiel Garcia
2018-05-04 20:06 ` [PATCH v9 07/15] v4l: mark unordered formats Ezequiel Garcia
2018-05-07 13:45   ` Hans Verkuil
2018-05-04 20:06 ` [PATCH v9 08/15] cobalt: set queue as unordered Ezequiel Garcia
2018-05-07 11:04   ` Hans Verkuil
2018-05-04 20:06 ` [PATCH v9 09/15] vb2: mark codec drivers " Ezequiel Garcia
2018-05-07 11:02   ` Hans Verkuil
2018-05-04 20:06 ` [PATCH v9 10/15] vb2: add explicit fence user API Ezequiel Garcia
2018-05-07 11:30   ` Hans Verkuil [this message]
2018-05-09 10:33   ` Brian Starkey
2018-05-09 15:52     ` Ezequiel Garcia
2018-05-09 16:33       ` Brian Starkey
2018-05-09 19:10         ` Ezequiel Garcia
2018-05-09 19:40         ` Ezequiel Garcia
2018-05-04 20:06 ` [PATCH v9 11/15] vb2: add in-fence support to QBUF Ezequiel Garcia
2018-05-07 12:07   ` Hans Verkuil
2018-05-08 19:16     ` Ezequiel Garcia
2018-05-09  7:04       ` Hans Verkuil
2018-05-08 23:18     ` Gustavo Padovan
2018-05-09 10:35       ` Brian Starkey
2018-05-09 10:36   ` Brian Starkey
2018-05-09 10:52     ` Hans Verkuil
2018-05-09 16:03     ` Ezequiel Garcia
2018-05-09 16:45       ` Brian Starkey
2018-05-04 20:06 ` [PATCH v9 12/15] vb2: add out-fence " Ezequiel Garcia
2018-05-07 12:29   ` Hans Verkuil
2018-05-09 10:37   ` Brian Starkey
2018-05-04 20:06 ` [PATCH v9 13/15] v4l: introduce the fences capability Ezequiel Garcia
2018-05-04 20:06 ` [PATCH v9 14/15] v4l: Add V4L2_CAP_FENCES to drivers Ezequiel Garcia
2018-05-07 12:42   ` Hans Verkuil
2018-05-04 20:06 ` [PATCH v9 15/15] v4l: Document explicit synchronization behavior Ezequiel Garcia
2018-05-07 12:51   ` Hans Verkuil

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