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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH v8 1/4] media: Media Device Allocator API
On Thu 2018-11-01 18:31:30, shuah@kernel.org wrote:
> From: Shuah Khan <shuah@kernel.org>
>
> Media Device Allocator API to allows multiple drivers share a media device.
> Using this API, drivers can allocate a media device with the shared struct
> device as the key. Once the media device is allocated by a driver, other
> drivers can get a reference to it. The media device is released when all
> the references are released.

Sounds like a ... bad idea?

That's what new "media control" framework is for, no?

Why do you need this?
Pavel
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