[alsa-devel] Splitting up the HDA-INTEL modules

Claudio Matsuoka cmatsuoka at gmail.com
Wed Jan 16 13:51:45 CET 2008

On Jan 16, 2008 9:54 AM, Takashi Iwai <tiwai at suse.de> wrote:

> It's a good question whether the setup should be the codec (driver)
> dependent or generic.  I tend to believe that we'll need some
> codec-specific workarounds, at least, to keep the same level of the
> driver support as now.
> In my earler development, I implemented some byte-code implementer in
> the driver so that it can be handled in a generic way.  The current
> codec specific implementation is interpreted to a byte-code in the
> user-space tool, and it runs on the driver.  Of course, this method
> adds an interpreter to the driver, and I'm also not sure whether this
> method is optimal.

I'll have a look at the current hda-tools and see how it works before
emmiting any opinion, I am aware that the codec configuration is more
complicated than it looks.

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