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SubjectRe: [PATCH] v4l: Add source change event for colorimetry
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On 13/10/2020 16:56, Tomasz Figa wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 13, 2020 at 4:53 PM Stanimir Varbanov
> <stanimir.varbanov@linaro.org> wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>> On 10/13/20 5:07 PM, Tomasz Figa wrote:
>>> On Tue, Oct 13, 2020 at 3:53 PM Stanimir Varbanov
>>> <stanimir.varbanov@linaro.org> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 10/13/20 4:40 PM, Tomasz Figa wrote:
>>>>> On Tue, Oct 13, 2020 at 11:03 AM Stanimir Varbanov
>>>>> <stanimir.varbanov@linaro.org> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 7/2/20 2:52 PM, Stanimir Varbanov wrote:
>>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Once we have this event there is still open question how the client will
>>>>>>> know the data buffer on which the new colorspace is valid/applied.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> The options could be:
>>>>>>> * a new buffer flag and
>>>>>>> * some information in the v4l2_event structure.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Thoughts?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Kindly ping.
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> The event itself sounds good to me, but how do we know which buffer is
>>>>> the first to have the new colorimetry?
>>>>
>>>> I think Hans have a very good idea to have width/height and colorspace
>>>> specifiers in v4l2_ext_buffer [1].
>>>>
>>>> [1] https://lkml.org/lkml/2020/9/9/531
>>>>
>>>
>>> Hmm, I think that would basically make the event obsolete and without
>>> solving that problem I suspect the event is not very useful, because
>>> one could already receive and display (incorrectly) some buffers
>>> before realizing that they have different colorimetry
>>
>> Yes, I agree. I wasn't sure does Hans's idea will be well received, thus
>> I pinged.

I think we should wait with this patch. If this can be added to the
proposed extended buffer API, then that will solve this issue in a
clean way.

For the time being I'll mark this patch as RFC in patchwork.

Regards,

Hans

>>
>>>
>>> I believe for now we would have to handle this like a resolution
>>> change - flush the CAPTURE queue and the next buffer after the flush
>>> would have the new colorimetry. With the new API we could optimize the
>>
>> I'm not sure what you mean by flush capture queue? Dequeue until LAST
>> flag (EPIPE) and stop streaming g_fmt(capture queue) and decide what is
>> changed and start streaming ?
>
> Yes, although no strict need to stop streaming, other ways are defined
> as well, e.g. DEC_CMD_START.
>
> Of course we would need to make appropriate changes to the spec and so
> I'd just unify it with the resolution change sequence. I think we
> could rename it to "Stream parameter change".
>
>>
>>> decoding by getting rid of the flushes and relying on the in-bound
>>> information.
>>>
>>> Best regards,
>>> Tomasz
>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Best regards,
>>>>> Tomasz
>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On 7/2/20 1:00 PM, Stanimir Varbanov wrote:
>>>>>>>> This event indicate that the source colorspace is changed
>>>>>>>> during run-time. The client has to retrieve the new colorspace
>>>>>>>> identifiers by getting the format (G_FMT).
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Signed-off-by: Stanimir Varbanov <stanimir.varbanov@linaro.org>
>>>>>>>> ---
>>>>>>>> .../userspace-api/media/v4l/vidioc-dqevent.rst | 11 ++++++++++-
>>>>>>>> .../userspace-api/media/videodev2.h.rst.exceptions | 1 +
>>>>>>>> include/uapi/linux/videodev2.h | 1 +
>>>>>>>> 3 files changed, 12 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> diff --git a/Documentation/userspace-api/media/v4l/vidioc-dqevent.rst b/Documentation/userspace-api/media/v4l/vidioc-dqevent.rst
>>>>>>>> index a9a176d5256d..3f69c753db58 100644
>>>>>>>> --- a/Documentation/userspace-api/media/v4l/vidioc-dqevent.rst
>>>>>>>> +++ b/Documentation/userspace-api/media/v4l/vidioc-dqevent.rst
>>>>>>>> @@ -381,7 +381,16 @@ call.
>>>>>>>> that many Video Capture devices are not able to recover from a temporary
>>>>>>>> loss of signal and so restarting streaming I/O is required in order for
>>>>>>>> the hardware to synchronize to the video signal.
>>>>>>>> -
>>>>>>>> + * - ``V4L2_EVENT_SRC_CH_COLORIMETRY``
>>>>>>>> + - 0x0002
>>>>>>>> + - This event gets triggered when a colorspace change is detected at
>>>>>>>> + an input. By colorspace change here we include also changes in the
>>>>>>>> + colorspace specifiers (transfer function, Y'CbCr encoding and
>>>>>>>> + quantization). This event can come from an input or from video decoder.
>>>>>>>> + Once the event has been send to the client the driver has to update
>>>>>>>> + the colorspace specifiers internally so that they could be retrieved by
>>>>>>>> + client. In that case queue re-negotiation is not needed as this change
>>>>>>>> + only reflects on the interpretation of the data.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Return Value
>>>>>>>> ============
>>>>>>>> diff --git a/Documentation/userspace-api/media/videodev2.h.rst.exceptions b/Documentation/userspace-api/media/videodev2.h.rst.exceptions
>>>>>>>> index ca05e4e126b2..54fc21af852d 100644
>>>>>>>> --- a/Documentation/userspace-api/media/videodev2.h.rst.exceptions
>>>>>>>> +++ b/Documentation/userspace-api/media/videodev2.h.rst.exceptions
>>>>>>>> @@ -492,6 +492,7 @@ replace define V4L2_EVENT_CTRL_CH_FLAGS ctrl-changes-flags
>>>>>>>> replace define V4L2_EVENT_CTRL_CH_RANGE ctrl-changes-flags
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> replace define V4L2_EVENT_SRC_CH_RESOLUTION src-changes-flags
>>>>>>>> +replace define V4L2_EVENT_SRC_CH_COLORIMETRY src-changes-flags
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> replace define V4L2_EVENT_MD_FL_HAVE_FRAME_SEQ :c:type:`v4l2_event_motion_det`
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> diff --git a/include/uapi/linux/videodev2.h b/include/uapi/linux/videodev2.h
>>>>>>>> index 303805438814..b5838bc4e3a3 100644
>>>>>>>> --- a/include/uapi/linux/videodev2.h
>>>>>>>> +++ b/include/uapi/linux/videodev2.h
>>>>>>>> @@ -2351,6 +2351,7 @@ struct v4l2_event_frame_sync {
>>>>>>>> };
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> #define V4L2_EVENT_SRC_CH_RESOLUTION (1 << 0)
>>>>>>>> +#define V4L2_EVENT_SRC_CH_COLORIMETRY (1 << 1)
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> struct v4l2_event_src_change {
>>>>>>>> __u32 changes;
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> regards,
>>>>>> Stan
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> regards,
>>>> Stan
>>
>> --
>> regards,
>> Stan

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