[PATCH v2 1/2] drm/input_helper: Add new input-handling helper

Simon Ser contact at emersion.fr
Fri Nov 19 08:04:28 PST 2021

On Friday, November 19th, 2021 at 16:53, Daniel Vetter <daniel at ffwll.ch> wrote:

> Random idea ... should we perhaps let userspace connect the boosting? I.e.
> we do a bunch of standardized boost targets (render clocks, display sr
> exit), and userspace can then connect it to whichever input device it
> wants to?

On IRC we discussed having user-space hand over a FD to the kernel. When the FD
becomes readable, the kernel triggers the boost.

This would let user-space use e.g. an input device, an eventfd, or an epoll FD
with any combination of these as the boost signal.

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