Quoting Tvrtko Ursulin (2018-02-09 11:01:08)
> 
> On 09/02/18 10:50, Chris Wilson wrote:
> > Quoting Tvrtko Ursulin (2018-02-09 10:48:23)
> >>
> >> On 08/02/2018 13:05, Tvrtko Ursulin wrote:
> >>> From: Tvrtko Ursulin <tvrtko.ursu...@intel.com>
> >>>
> >>> For Joonas basically. :)
> >>>
> >>> Rough goal - add Kconfig options to turn off supported platforms and 
> >>> count on
> >>> compiler DCE to make the driver smaller.
> >>>
> >>> Tested as so much that it boots and renders on Skylake with all 
> >>> platforms/gens
> >>> older than Gen8 turned off.
> >>>
> >>>      text    data     bss     dec     hex filename
> >>> 1502847   54223    2888 1559958  17cd96 i915.ko.original
> >>> 1375647   51939    2888 1430474  15d3ca i915.ko.gen8+
> >>
> >> I've finished this today (all platforms plus some more details and
> >> changes) but wont' post it again. Instead who is interested can see it
> >> in my freedesktop git repo - people.freedesktop.org/~tursulin/drm-intel
> >> platform-kconfig - but for some reason it is not showing in GitWeb any
> >> longer.
> >>
> >> Anyway.. with the latest build the i915.ko size goes from 15600073 to
> >> 1256697 when I enable only Skylake via Kconfig. This is 296kiB and close
> >> to 20% saving.
> > 
> > Could you post ./scripts/bloat-o-meter?
> 
> It's big:

Ok. Looking at some examples in intel_ringbuffer.c,

> i965_emit_bb_start                           112       -    -112
> ring_request_alloc                          1640    1145    -495

It can prune away the vfuncs with the local tests, but it can't
determine that the majority of intel_ringbuffer.c isn't used. Other
than LTO for cross compilation unit, one problem will be

#define HAS_LOGICAL_RING_CONTEXTS(dev_priv) \
                ((dev_priv)->info.has_logical_ring_contexts)
#define HAS_LOGICAL_RING_PREEMPTION(dev_priv) \
                ((dev_priv)->info.has_logical_ring_preemption)

#define HAS_EXECLISTS(dev_priv) HAS_LOGICAL_RING_CONTEXTS(dev_priv)

where we are strongly advocating using static GEN lists rather than
describing capabilities.

Ideas? A long time ago, we wanted a static INTEL_INFO. I think now we
have driver_caps, we try to kill off mkwrite_intel_info() and where
need be use INTEL_INFO() && DRIVER_CAPS().

Tvrtko, how easy do you think it will be to go from Kconfig to

#define INTEL_INFO(dev_priv) (&platform_info)
?
-Chris
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