[PATCH 0/4] Add support for Vulkan shared memory in wine.

Derek Lesho dlesho at codeweavers.com
Mon Nov 4 12:24:02 CST 2019

On 11/4/19 11:50 AM, Alexandre Julliard wrote:

> Derek Lesho <dlesho at codeweavers.com> writes:
>> On 11/4/19 9:39 AM, Alexandre Julliard wrote:
>>> Derek Lesho <dlesho at codeweavers.com> writes:
>>>> This patchset adds support for Vulkan shared memory in wine, which can
>>>> in turn be used by API layers like DXVK or D9VK to support D3D shared
>>>> resources.  The final commit in the patchset adds a wine extension
>>>> allowing layers to associate a custom struct describing a resource, so
>>>> that they can recreate it with no outside information.  In the case of
>>>> DXVK and D3D11 shared resources, this is a D3D11_COMMON_TEXTURE_DESC.
>>>> While this is the simplest solution, it may be a better idea to define
>>>> a standard structure/s, so that interop between i.e. DXVK and vkd3d
>>>> would be possible.
>>>> Keep in mind that this functionality may also be used for resources
>>>> other than textures/surfaces, like synchronization primtives.
>>> This looks like something that belongs in the D3D layers, not in the
>>> server or ntdll.
>> I assume you're referring to the custom data associated with the
>> resource?  I think you're right, since they could instead create a
>> shared memory handle which they use to store a KMT handle and the
>> resource desc.
>> If you're referring to the whole patchset, I think we need to at-least
>> export some of the file descriptor<->handle functions in ntdll so we
>> can turn the FD provided by VK_EXTERNAL_MEMORY_fd into a handle for
>> the win32 extension.
> We already have fd<->handle conversion functions in ntdll, you should be
> able to build something on top of that.
Yeah, I did build the shared resource functions off of those conversion 
functions in ntdll, then exported the shared resource functions.

Would you rather we keep this or export the fd<->handle conversion 
functions themselves?  If we just export them, what object type would we 
store the vulkan resource as?

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