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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] drm/drm_vblank: Change EINVAL by the correct errno
On 10/17, Daniel Vetter wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 17, 2018 at 2:43 PM Rodrigo Siqueira
> <rodrigosiqueiramelo@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > First of all, thanks to all for the reviewers and feedbacks.
> >
> > On 10/16, Daniel Vetter wrote:
> > > On Mon, Oct 15, 2018 at 02:05:29PM -0300, Rodrigo Siqueira wrote:
> > > > For historical reason, the function drm_wait_vblank_ioctl always return
> > > > -EINVAL if something gets wrong. This scenario limits the flexibility
> > > > for the userspace make detailed verification of the problem and take
> > > > some action. In particular, the validation of “if (!dev->irq_enabled)”
> > > > in the drm_wait_vblank_ioctl is responsible for checking if the driver
> > > > support vblank or not. If the driver does not support VBlank, the
> > > > function drm_wait_vblank_ioctl returns EINVAL which does not represent
> > > > the real issue; this patch changes this behavior by return EOPNOTSUPP.
> > > > Additionally, some operations are unsupported by this function, and
> > > > returns EINVAL; this patch also changes the return value to EOPNOTSUPP
> > > > in this case. Lastly, the function drm_wait_vblank_ioctl is invoked by
> > > > libdrm, which is used by many compositors; because of this, it is
> > > > important to check if this change breaks any compositor. In this sense,
> > > > the following projects were examined:
> > > >
> > > > * Drm-hwcomposer
> > > > * Kwin
> > > > * Sway
> > > > * Wlroots
> > > > * Wayland-core
> > > > * Weston
> > > > * Xorg (67 different drivers)
> > > >
> > > > For each repository the verification happened in three steps:
> > > >
> > > > * Update the main branch
> > > > * Look for any occurrence "drmWaitVBlank" with the command:
> > > > git grep -n "drmWaitVBlank"
> > > > * Look in the git history of the project with the command:
> > > > git log -SdrmWaitVBlank
> > > >
> > > > Finally, none of the above projects validate the use of EINVAL which
> > > > make safe, at least for these projects, to change the return values.
> > > >
> > > > Change since V1:
> > > > Daniel Vetter and Chris Wilson
> > > > - Replace ENOTTY by EOPNOTSUPP
> > > > - Return EINVAL if the parameters are wrong
> > > >
> > > > Signed-off-by: Rodrigo Siqueira <rodrigosiqueiramelo@gmail.com>
> > >
> > > Reviewed-by: Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter@ffwll.ch>
> > >
> > > Can you pls also let intel-gfx-ci test this patch? You just need to
> > > include intel-gfx@lists.freedesktop.org in your recipient list.
> >
> > I did know about intel-gfx-ci, really nice:)
> >
> > Should I CC this mailing list if I send patches to the DRM core, amdgpu,
> > i915, vc4, vgem, and virtio-gpu? I suppose that IGT is running on the
> > CI, right?
>
> It's only intel gpus (well and one special amd one) running igt on a
> _lot_ of different machines.
>
> > Another question, do I need to send a V3 with intel-gfx-ci?
>
> If the patch-set is unchanged people use the "FOR CI" subject prefix
> when resending, instead of incrementing the version number.

Ok, I will do it.

> > > For merging, since you plan to stick around doing kms stuff a bit: Want
> > > commit rights for drm-misc?
> > >
> > > https://drm.pages.freedesktop.org/maintainer-tools/getting-started.html
> >
> > Yes, I want :)
> > I will need some guidance, in the beginning, to get confident about the
> > processes. If you can help me with this, I will be glad to play around
> > with 'dim' and the merging tasks.
>
> Sure, just ping me on irc. First you need a freedesktop.org ssh account:
>
> https://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/AccountRequests/
>
> You need to request access to the drm-misc group. Once you have the
> bugzilla, pls ping me so I can ack it.

Ok, first I will carefully read the documentation. Next, I will
request the access. I will ping you on IRC after I get the account.

Thanks

> Thanks, Daniel
>
> >
> > Best Regards
> >
> > > Cheers, Daniel
> > >
> > > > ---
> > > > drivers/gpu/drm/drm_vblank.c | 4 ++--
> > > > 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> > > >
> > > > diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_vblank.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_vblank.c
> > > > index 98e091175921..80f5a3bb427e 100644
> > > > --- a/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_vblank.c
> > > > +++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_vblank.c
> > > > @@ -1533,10 +1533,10 @@ int drm_wait_vblank_ioctl(struct drm_device *dev, void *data,
> > > > unsigned int flags, pipe, high_pipe;
> > > >
> > > > if (!dev->irq_enabled)
> > > > - return -EINVAL;
> > > > + return -EOPNOTSUPP;
> > > >
> > > > if (vblwait->request.type & _DRM_VBLANK_SIGNAL)
> > > > - return -EINVAL;
> > > > + return -EOPNOTSUPP;
> > > >
> > > > if (vblwait->request.type &
> > > > ~(_DRM_VBLANK_TYPES_MASK | _DRM_VBLANK_FLAGS_MASK |
> > > > --
> > > > 2.19.1
> > >
> > > --
> > > Daniel Vetter
> > > Software Engineer, Intel Corporation
> > > http://blog.ffwll.ch
> >
> > --
> > Rodrigo Siqueira
> > https://siqueira.tech
> > https://twitter.com/siqueirajordao
> > Graduate Student
> > Department of Computer Science
> > University of São Paulo
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>
>
>
> --
> Daniel Vetter
> Software Engineer, Intel Corporation
> +41 (0) 79 365 57 48 - http://blog.ffwll.ch

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Graduate Student
Department of Computer Science
University of São Paulo

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