Implementation and refinement of V4L2 as a user of dmabuf

Registered by Sumit Semwal on 2011-11-16

This blueprint tracks the changes in V4L2 as a dmabuf user, as per discussions with V4L2 upstream and original PoC authors.

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
Jesse Barker
Priority:
High
Drafter:
Sumit Semwal
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
Sumit Semwal
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for trunk
Implementation:
Implemented
Milestone target:
milestone icon 2011.12
Started by
Sumit Semwal on 2011-12-23
Completed by
Jesse Barker on 2012-11-14

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Roadmap id: GWG2011-UMM-BUFFER-SHARING

Headline: Implement and refine V4L2 as a user of dma-buf (Buffer sharing object framework).

Acceptance: V4L2 as a dma-buf user is accepted by V4L2 authors of original PoC patch (Tomasz and Marek); patch is posted as an RFC to V4L2 lists.
Current RFC patchset available at: https://github.com/sumitsemwal/kernel-omap4/tree/dmabuf-v4l2-WIP

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Work Items

Work items:
Rework based on comments fom original authors: DONE
Post RFC for changes in V4L2 framework as dma-buf user: DONE
Add support for dmabuf to v4l2 camera driver on pandaboard: DONE

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