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SubjectRe: [PATCH] dma-buf: refcount the attachment for cache_sgt_mapping
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Am 12.06.19 um 10:15 schrieb Nicolin Chen:
> Hi Christian,
>
> On Wed, Jun 12, 2019 at 08:05:53AM +0000, Koenig, Christian wrote:
>> Am 12.06.19 um 10:02 schrieb Nicolin Chen:
>> [SNIP]
>>> We haven't used DRM/GRM_PRIME yet but I am also curious would it
>>> benefit DRM also if we reduce this overhead in the dma_buf?
>> No, not at all.
> From you replies, in a summary, does it means that there won't be a case
> of DRM having a dma_buf attaching to the same device, i.e. multiple calls
> of drm_gem_prime_import() function with same parameters of dev + dma_buf?

Well, there are some cases where this happens. But in those cases we
intentionally want to get a new attachment :)

So thinking more about it you would actually break those and that is not
something we can do.

> If so, we can just ignore/drop this patch. Sorry for the misunderstanding.

It might be interesting for things like P2P, but even then it might be
better to just cache the P2P settings instead of the full attachment.

Regards,
Christian.

>
> Thanks
> Nicolin

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