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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] v4l2-subdev: Add subdev ioctl support for ENUM/GET/SET INPUT
Hi Laurent,

On Fri, Jun 26, 2020 at 04:12:51AM +0300, Laurent Pinchart wrote:
> Hi Steve,
>
> On Thu, Jun 25, 2020 at 10:41:09AM -0700, Steve Longerbeam wrote:
> > On 6/24/20 7:01 PM, Laurent Pinchart wrote:
> > > On Wed, Jun 24, 2020 at 09:53:07AM +0200, Jacopo Mondi wrote:
> > >> On Tue, Jun 16, 2020 at 12:00:15PM +0200, Ramzi BEN MEFTAH wrote:
> > >>> From: Steve Longerbeam <steve_longerbeam@mentor.com>
> > >> +Niklas, +Laurent
> > >>
> > >> Niklas, Laurent, how does this play with CAP_IO_MC ?
> > > I don't think it's related to CAP_IO_MC, but I don't think it's a good
> > > idea either :-) Routing doesn't go through the subdev [gs]_input
> > > operations in MC-based drivers. It should be configured through link
> > > setup instead. This patch goes in the wrong direction, sorry Steve.
> >
> > That's OK! :) I didn't submit this patch, and as stated in the commit
> > header, I never recommended this patch be submitted to upstream in the
> > first place.
> >
> > Selecting inputs at a subdev should normally make use of media link
> > setup. But for selecting analog signal inputs, such as the ADV748x AFE
> > standard definition inputs, that would  mean there would need to exist
> > source "analog" subdevs that connect to the AFE inputs, if only for the
> > purpose of selecting those inputs, which seems silly IMHO. The ADV748x
> > AFE subdev defines these inputs as media pads, but have no connections,
> > so link setup API can't be used to select those inputs.
> >
> > So a new subdev pad API is clearly needed, not just to get input status
> > at a subdev pad, but to select/make active such analog inputs without
> > requiring link setup API.
>
> There was an attempt to create a subdev ioctl to configure internal
> routing. See "[PATCH v4 19/31] media: Documentation: Add GS_ROUTING
> documentation" ([1]) and the related patches in the series.
>
> [1] https://lore.kernel.org/linux-media/20190328200608.9463-20-jacopo+renesas@jmondi.org/
>

I was thinking why not just allowing linking pads of the same media entity.
This will avoid adding a new control, and will do the same as S_INPUT ioctl.

> > >>> This commit enables VIDIOC_ENUMINPUT, VIDIOC_G_INPUT, and VIDIOC_S_INPUT
> > >>> ioctls for use via v4l2 subdevice node.
> > >>>
> > >>> This commit should probably not be pushed upstream, because the (old)
> > >>> idea of video inputs conflicts with the newer concept of establishing
> > >>> media links between src->sink pads.
> > >>>
> > >>> However it might make sense for some subdevices to support enum/get/set
> > >>> inputs. One example would be the analog front end subdevice for the
> > >>> ADV748x. By providing these ioctls, selecting the ADV748x analog inputs
> > >>> can be done without requiring the implementation of media entities that
> > >>> would define the analog source for which to establish a media link.
> > >>>
> > >>> Signed-off-by: Steve Longerbeam <steve_longerbeam@mentor.com>
> > >>> ---
> > >>> drivers/media/v4l2-core/v4l2-subdev.c | 9 +++++++++
> > >>> include/media/v4l2-subdev.h | 11 +++++++++++
> > >>> 2 files changed, 20 insertions(+)
> > >>>
> > >>> diff --git a/drivers/media/v4l2-core/v4l2-subdev.c b/drivers/media/v4l2-core/v4l2-subdev.c
> > >>> index 6b989fe..73fbfe9 100644
> > >>> --- a/drivers/media/v4l2-core/v4l2-subdev.c
> > >>> +++ b/drivers/media/v4l2-core/v4l2-subdev.c
> > >>> @@ -378,6 +378,15 @@ static long subdev_do_ioctl(struct file *file, unsigned int cmd, void *arg)
> > >>> return -ENOTTY;
> > >>> return v4l2_querymenu(vfh->ctrl_handler, arg);
> > >>>
> > >>> + case VIDIOC_ENUMINPUT:
> > >>> + return v4l2_subdev_call(sd, video, enuminput, arg);
> > >>> +
> > >>> + case VIDIOC_G_INPUT:
> > >>> + return v4l2_subdev_call(sd, video, g_input, arg);
> > >>> +
> > >>> + case VIDIOC_S_INPUT:
> > >>> + return v4l2_subdev_call(sd, video, s_input, *(u32 *)arg);
> > >>> +
> > >>> case VIDIOC_G_CTRL:
> > >>> if (!vfh->ctrl_handler)
> > >>> return -ENOTTY;
> > >>> diff --git a/include/media/v4l2-subdev.h b/include/media/v4l2-subdev.h
> > >>> index f7fe78a..6e1a9cd 100644
> > >>> --- a/include/media/v4l2-subdev.h
> > >>> +++ b/include/media/v4l2-subdev.h
> > >>> @@ -383,6 +383,14 @@ struct v4l2_mbus_frame_desc {
> > >>> * @g_input_status: get input status. Same as the status field in the
> > >>> * &struct &v4l2_input
> > >>> *
> > >>> + * @enuminput: enumerate inputs. Should return the same input status as
> > >>> + * @g_input_status if the passed input index is the currently active
> > >>> + * input.
> > >>> + *
> > >>> + * @g_input: returns the currently active input index.
> > >>> + *
> > >>> + * @s_input: set the active input.
> > >>> + *
> > >>> * @s_stream: used to notify the driver that a video stream will start or has
> > >>> * stopped.
> > >>> *
> > >>> @@ -423,6 +431,9 @@ struct v4l2_subdev_video_ops {
> > >>> int (*g_tvnorms)(struct v4l2_subdev *sd, v4l2_std_id *std);
> > >>> int (*g_tvnorms_output)(struct v4l2_subdev *sd, v4l2_std_id *std);
> > >>> int (*g_input_status)(struct v4l2_subdev *sd, u32 *status);
> > >>> + int (*enuminput)(struct v4l2_subdev *sd, struct v4l2_input *input);
> > >>> + int (*g_input)(struct v4l2_subdev *sd, u32 *index);
> > >>> + int (*s_input)(struct v4l2_subdev *sd, u32 index);
> > >>> int (*s_stream)(struct v4l2_subdev *sd, int enable);
> > >>> int (*g_pixelaspect)(struct v4l2_subdev *sd, struct v4l2_fract *aspect);
> > >>> int (*g_frame_interval)(struct v4l2_subdev *sd,
> >
>
> --
> Regards,
>
> Laurent Pinchart

--
Best Regards,
Ramzi Ben Meftah.

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