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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 1/2] drm/virtio: Add window server support
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On 02/12/2018 12:52 PM, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
> Hi,
>
>> can we reach agreement on whether vsock should be involved in this?
>
> I think the best approach would be to have guest proxy and host proxy
> use vsock for the wayland protocol. Use a wayland protocol extension to
> reference the buffers in stdvga / ivshmem / virtio-gpu. Only the two
> proxies need to understand the extension, the client <=> guest proxy and
> host proxy <=> server communication would be standard wayland protocol.

Thanks for the ideas. What I haven't understood yet is how you see the
actual passing of buffers via vsock. Are you thinking of using ancillary
data to pass FDs, or something else?

Thanks,

Tomeu

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