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SubjectRe: [git pull] drm for 5.8-rc1

Am 02.06.20 um 23:56 schrieb Linus Torvalds:
> On Tue, Jun 2, 2020 at 2:21 PM Linus Torvalds
> <> wrote:
>> I'm still working through the rest of the merge, so far that was the
>> only one that made me go "Whaa?".
> Hmm. I'm also ending up effectively reverting the drm commit
> b28ad7deb2f2 ("drm/tidss: Use simple encoder") because commit
> 9da67433f64e ("drm/tidss: fix crash related to accessing freed
> memory") made the premise of that simply encoder commit no longer be
> true.

That's OK. The simple encoder is just for consolidating these
almost-empty encoders at a single place.

> If there is a better way to sort that out (ie something like "use
> simple encoder but make it free things at destroy time"), I don't know
> of it.

There's now drmm_kmalloc() to auto-free the memory when DRM releases a

Best regards

> I'll let you guys fight it out (added people involved with those
> commits to the participants,
> Linus
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