[alsa-devel] [PATCH 1/2] Xlinx ML403 AC97 Controller Reference device driver

Joachim Förster mls.JOFT at gmx.de
Fri Aug 10 13:50:40 CEST 2007

Hi Takashi,

again some question came up (while correcting all the other issues):

On Thu, 2007-08-09 at 19:13 +0200, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > +static int __init
> > +snd_ml403_ac97cr_create(struct snd_card *card, struct platform_device *pfdev,
> > +			struct snd_ml403_ac97cr **rml403_ac97cr)
> It's no longer __init as long as you use platform_device.
> It should be __devinit instead.

Ok, I changed that (for create(), pcm(), mixer(), etc.). Do I have to
change it for the module_init and module_exit functions, too? I guess,
they are not in the "scope" of platform device, right? So, they will
keep __init / __exit ?

> > --- /dev/null
> > +++ b/sound/ppc/pcm-indirect2.h
> (snip)
> > +static inline void snd_pcm_indirect2_stat(struct snd_pcm_substream *substream,
> > +					  struct snd_pcm_indirect2 *rec)
> Remove inline from the functions in this file.  They are too lengthy.
> sound/pcm-indirect.h contain inline functions becuase they are
> relatively small, and I didn't want to add them in the core module
> unconditionally.

I looked at my functions again. And I think we could still go with
inline for the *_interrupt() and *_pointer() functions since they have
just a few lines.
With both *_transfer() functions - I don't know. In fact they shouldn't
be much longer than yours in pcm-indirect.h . They seem long, because
there are lot of comments and the #ifdef SND_PCM_INDIRECT2_STAT stuff,
which is/was a debugging feature, which _won't_ be compiled in without

[I removed inline from the _stat() and _min_periods() function - that's
true, they are too long.]

The other thing I thought about, is: Is it ok to have non-inline
functions in a header file? Don't we need a .c file + .h ? (Are there
any CodingStyle rules about that?)


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