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From: Pekka Paalanen <ppaalanen@gmail.com>
To: Simon Ser <contact@emersion.fr>
Cc: dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 1/2] drm/doc: fix drm_plane_type docs
Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 10:40:52 +0200
Message-ID: <20210118104052.092b0d85@eldfell> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210115110626.12233-1-contact@emersion.fr>

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On Fri, 15 Jan 2021 12:06:25 +0100
Simon Ser <contact@emersion.fr> wrote:

> The docs for enum drm_plane_type mention legacy IOCTLs, however the
> plane type is not tied to legacy IOCTLs, the drm_cursor.primary and
> cursor fields are. Add a small paragraph to reference these.
> 
> Instead, document expectations for primary and cursor planes for
> non-legacy userspace. Note that these docs are for driver developers,
> not userspace developers, so internal kernel APIs are mentionned.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Simon Ser <contact@emersion.fr>
> Reviewed-by: Daniel Vetter <daniel@ffwll.ch>
> Cc: Pekka Paalanen <ppaalanen@gmail.com>
> ---
>  include/drm/drm_plane.h | 21 +++++++++++++--------
>  1 file changed, 13 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/include/drm/drm_plane.h b/include/drm/drm_plane.h
> index 8ef06ee1c8eb..95ab14a4336a 100644
> --- a/include/drm/drm_plane.h
> +++ b/include/drm/drm_plane.h
> @@ -538,10 +538,14 @@ struct drm_plane_funcs {
>   *
>   * For compatibility with legacy userspace, only overlay planes are made
>   * available to userspace by default. Userspace clients may set the
> - * DRM_CLIENT_CAP_UNIVERSAL_PLANES client capability bit to indicate that they
> + * &DRM_CLIENT_CAP_UNIVERSAL_PLANES client capability bit to indicate that they
>   * wish to receive a universal plane list containing all plane types. See also
>   * drm_for_each_legacy_plane().
>   *
> + * In addition to setting each plane's type, drivers need to setup the
> + * &drm_crtc.primary and optionally &drm_crtc.cursor pointers for legacy
> + * IOCTLs. See drm_crtc_init_with_planes().
> + *
>   * WARNING: The values of this enum is UABI since they're exposed in the "type"
>   * property.
>   */
> @@ -557,19 +561,20 @@ enum drm_plane_type {
>  	/**
>  	 * @DRM_PLANE_TYPE_PRIMARY:
>  	 *
> -	 * Primary planes represent a "main" plane for a CRTC.  Primary planes
> -	 * are the planes operated upon by CRTC modesetting and flipping
> -	 * operations described in the &drm_crtc_funcs.page_flip and
> -	 * &drm_crtc_funcs.set_config hooks.
> +	 * A primary plane attached to a CRTC is the most likely to be able to
> +	 * light up the CRTC when no scaling/cropping is used and the plane
> +	 * covers the whole CRTC.
>  	 */
>  	DRM_PLANE_TYPE_PRIMARY,
>  
>  	/**
>  	 * @DRM_PLANE_TYPE_CURSOR:
>  	 *
> -	 * Cursor planes represent a "cursor" plane for a CRTC.  Cursor planes
> -	 * are the planes operated upon by the DRM_IOCTL_MODE_CURSOR and
> -	 * DRM_IOCTL_MODE_CURSOR2 IOCTLs.
> +	 * A cursor plane attached to a CRTC is more likely to be able to be
> +	 * enabled when no scaling/cropping is used and the framebuffer has the
> +	 * size indicated by &drm_mode_config.cursor_width and
> +	 * &drm_mode_config.cursor_height. Additionally, if the driver doesn't
> +	 * support modifiers, the framebuffer should have a linear layout.

Hi,

is there anything to be said about positioning a cursor plane partially
off-screen?

>  	 */
>  	DRM_PLANE_TYPE_CURSOR,
>  };

Anyway,
Acked-by: Pekka Paalanen <pekka.paalanen@collabora.com>


Thanks,
pq

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Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-01-15 11:06 Simon Ser
2021-01-15 11:06 ` [PATCH v5 2/2] drm/doc: document the type plane property Simon Ser
2021-01-18  8:52   ` Pekka Paalanen
2021-01-18  8:40 ` Pekka Paalanen [this message]
2021-01-18  9:45   ` [PATCH v5 1/2] drm/doc: fix drm_plane_type docs Daniel Vetter

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