[PATCH v2 2/6] videodev2.h: add V4L2_DEC_CMD_FLUSH

Jernej Skrabec jernej.skrabec at siol.net
Sun Sep 29 20:00:19 UTC 2019


From: Hans Verkuil <hverkuil-cisco at xs4all.nl>

Add this new V4L2_DEC_CMD_FLUSH decoder command and document it.

Reviewed-by: Boris Brezillon <boris.brezillon at collabora.com>
Reviewed-by: Alexandre Courbot <acourbot at chromium.org>
Signed-off-by: Hans Verkuil <hverkuil-cisco at xs4all.nl>
[Adjusted description]
Signed-off-by: Jernej Skrabec <jernej.skrabec at siol.net>
---
 Documentation/media/uapi/v4l/vidioc-decoder-cmd.rst | 10 +++++++++-
 Documentation/media/videodev2.h.rst.exceptions      |  1 +
 include/uapi/linux/videodev2.h                      |  1 +
 3 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/media/uapi/v4l/vidioc-decoder-cmd.rst b/Documentation/media/uapi/v4l/vidioc-decoder-cmd.rst
index 57f0066f4cff..f1a504836f31 100644
--- a/Documentation/media/uapi/v4l/vidioc-decoder-cmd.rst
+++ b/Documentation/media/uapi/v4l/vidioc-decoder-cmd.rst
@@ -208,7 +208,15 @@ introduced in Linux 3.3. They are, however, mandatory for stateful mem2mem decod
 	been started yet, the driver will return an ``EPERM`` error code. When
 	the decoder is already running, this command does nothing. No
 	flags are defined for this command.
-
+    * - ``V4L2_DEC_CMD_FLUSH``
+      - 4
+      - Flush any held capture buffers. Only valid for stateless decoders.
+	This command is typically used when the application reached the
+	end of the stream and the last output buffer had the
+	``V4L2_BUF_FLAG_M2M_HOLD_CAPTURE_BUF`` flag set. This would prevent
+	dequeueing the capture buffer containing the last decoded frame.
+	So this command can be used to explicitly flush that final decoded
+	frame. This command does nothing if there are no held capture buffers.
 
 Return Value
 ============
diff --git a/Documentation/media/videodev2.h.rst.exceptions b/Documentation/media/videodev2.h.rst.exceptions
index adeb6b7a15cb..a79028e4d929 100644
--- a/Documentation/media/videodev2.h.rst.exceptions
+++ b/Documentation/media/videodev2.h.rst.exceptions
@@ -434,6 +434,7 @@ replace define V4L2_DEC_CMD_START decoder-cmds
 replace define V4L2_DEC_CMD_STOP decoder-cmds
 replace define V4L2_DEC_CMD_PAUSE decoder-cmds
 replace define V4L2_DEC_CMD_RESUME decoder-cmds
+replace define V4L2_DEC_CMD_FLUSH decoder-cmds
 
 replace define V4L2_DEC_CMD_START_MUTE_AUDIO decoder-cmds
 replace define V4L2_DEC_CMD_PAUSE_TO_BLACK decoder-cmds
diff --git a/include/uapi/linux/videodev2.h b/include/uapi/linux/videodev2.h
index 4fa9f543742d..91a79e16089c 100644
--- a/include/uapi/linux/videodev2.h
+++ b/include/uapi/linux/videodev2.h
@@ -1978,6 +1978,7 @@ struct v4l2_encoder_cmd {
 #define V4L2_DEC_CMD_STOP        (1)
 #define V4L2_DEC_CMD_PAUSE       (2)
 #define V4L2_DEC_CMD_RESUME      (3)
+#define V4L2_DEC_CMD_FLUSH       (4)
 
 /* Flags for V4L2_DEC_CMD_START */
 #define V4L2_DEC_CMD_START_MUTE_AUDIO	(1 << 0)
-- 
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