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From: Jani Nikula <jani.nikula@linux.intel.com>
To: Thomas Zimmermann <tzimmermann@suse.de>,
	joonas.lahtinen@linux.intel.com, rodrigo.vivi@intel.com,
	airlied@linux.ie, daniel@ffwll.ch, chris@chris-wilson.co.uk
Cc: intel-gfx@lists.freedesktop.org, dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v7 0/4] drm: Move struct drm_device.pdev to legacy
Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 16:00:07 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87o8dz51d4.fsf@intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <495a983e-f995-e63c-b63b-9a29daa2edbf@suse.de>

On Tue, 27 Apr 2021, Thomas Zimmermann <tzimmermann@suse.de> wrote:
> Hi Jani
>
> Am 27.04.21 um 14:04 schrieb Jani Nikula:
>> On Tue, 27 Apr 2021, Thomas Zimmermann <tzimmermann@suse.de> wrote:
>>> V7 of the patchset fixes some bitrot in the intel driver.
>>>
>>> The pdev field in struct drm_device points to a PCI device structure and
>>> goes back to UMS-only days when all DRM drivers were for PCI devices.
>>> Meanwhile we also support USB, SPI and platform devices. Each of those
>>> uses the generic device stored in struct drm_device.dev.
>>>
>>> To reduce duplication and remove the special case of PCI, this patchset
>>> converts all modesetting drivers from pdev to dev and makes pdev a field
>>> for legacy UMS drivers.
>>>
>>> For PCI devices, the pointer in struct drm_device.dev can be upcasted to
>>> struct pci_device; or tested for PCI with dev_is_pci(). In several places
>>> the code can use the dev field directly.
>>>
>>> After converting all drivers and the DRM core, the pdev fields becomes
>>> only relevant for legacy drivers. In a later patchset, we may want to
>>> convert these as well and remove pdev entirely.
>> 
>> On the series,
>> 
>> Reviewed-by: Jani Nikula <jani.nikula@intel.com>
>> 
>> How should we merge these?
>
> Thanks for the quick reply.
>
> There is another pdev patch that I just sent out. [1] It has to go into 
> the intel tree. After it landed, I want to get this patchset into 
> drm-misc-next ASAP. Otherwise, drm-tip would stop building.

On merging the series via drm-misc-next,

Acked-by: Jani Nikula <jani.nikula@intel.com>

>
> This should fix things in the correct order and finally remove pdev for 
> current drivers.
>
> Best regards
> Thomas
>
> [1] 
> https://lore.kernel.org/dri-devel/20210427110747.2065-1-tzimmermann@suse.de/T/#u
>
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>>
>>> v7:
>>> 	* fix instances of pdev that have benn added under i915/
>>> v6:
>>> 	* also remove assignment in i915/selftests in later patch (Chris)
>>> v5:
>>> 	* remove assignment in later patch (Chris)
>>> v4:
>>> 	* merged several patches
>>> 	* moved core changes into separate patch
>>> 	* vmwgfx build fix
>>> v3:
>>> 	* merged several patches
>>> 	* fix one pdev reference in nouveau (Jeremy)
>>> 	* rebases
>>> v2:
>>> 	* move whitespace fixes into separate patches (Alex, Sam)
>>> 	* move i915 gt/ and gvt/ changes into separate patches (Joonas)
>>>
>>> Thomas Zimmermann (4):
>>>    drm/i915/gt: Remove reference to struct drm_device.pdev
>>>    drm/i915: Remove reference to struct drm_device.pdev
>>>    drm/i915: Don't assign to struct drm_device.pdev
>>>    drm: Move struct drm_device.pdev to legacy section
>>>
>>>   drivers/gpu/drm/i915/gt/intel_region_lmem.c      | 2 +-
>>>   drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_drv.c                  | 1 -
>>>   drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_runtime_pm.h          | 2 +-
>>>   drivers/gpu/drm/i915/selftests/mock_gem_device.c | 1 -
>>>   include/drm/drm_device.h                         | 6 +++---
>>>   5 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
>>>
>>> --
>>> 2.31.1
>>>
>> 

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      reply	other threads:[~2021-04-27 13:00 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-27 11:14 [PATCH v7 0/4] drm: Move struct drm_device.pdev to legacy Thomas Zimmermann
2021-04-27 11:14 ` [PATCH v7 1/4] drm/i915/gt: Remove reference to struct drm_device.pdev Thomas Zimmermann
2021-04-27 11:14 ` [PATCH v7 2/4] drm/i915: " Thomas Zimmermann
2021-04-27 11:14 ` [PATCH v7 3/4] drm/i915: Don't assign " Thomas Zimmermann
2021-04-27 11:14 ` [PATCH v7 4/4] drm: Move struct drm_device.pdev to legacy section Thomas Zimmermann
2021-04-27 12:04 ` [PATCH v7 0/4] drm: Move struct drm_device.pdev to legacy Jani Nikula
2021-04-27 12:10   ` Thomas Zimmermann
2021-04-27 13:00     ` Jani Nikula [this message]

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