Bugzilla – Bug 1143870
futex-wait-multiple patchset for testing with Proton fsync
Last modified: 2019-08-09 12:16:54 UTC
Valve just recently released proton 4.11 that features new fsnyc for improved multi-threaded gaming, which requires patches for the kernel to work
proton changelog: https://github.com/ValveSoftware/Proton/wiki/Changelog#411-1
the forum announcement: https://steamcommunity.com/app/221410/discussions/0/3158631000006906163/
the kernel patch: https://lkml.org/lkml/2019/7/30/1399
What exactly is the purpose of this report? Are you asking us to include the
patch set in openSUSE kernel?
Looking at the upstream discussion (third link in the initial comment), I can
(1) The patch set has been submitted as "RFC", i.e. rather initial "What do you
think about this?", not an official submission meant to be merged as is.
(2) There were nontrivial objections to this version.
I would say including the patch set in openSUSE kernel at this point would be
(In reply to Michal Kubeček from comment #1)
> I would say including the patch set in openSUSE kernel at this point would be
> rather premature.
Agreed, you need to wait for this to hit upstream. And then, it will hit tumbleweed in a couple of weeks.