[alsa-devel] [alsa-cvslog] alsa-lib: Remove indirect control access
tiwai at suse.de
Tue Jan 22 17:26:13 CET 2008
At Tue, 22 Jan 2008 17:20:28 +0100,
Thierry Vignaud wrote:
> Takashi Iwai <tiwai at suse.de> writes:
> > changeset: 2374:d0e6c6e079eb
> > user: tiwai
> > date: Tue Jan 08 18:34:36 2008 +0100
> > files: include/sound/asound.h src/control/control.c
> > description:
> > Remove indirect control access
> > The indirect control access is removed from the kernel.
> > This patch cleans the corresponding alsa-lib part.
> Shouldn't this be kept for compatibility with older kernels?
> Eg: if someone update distro foobar from version X to version Y, he
> usually can boot either the old kernel from X or the new one from Y.
> With such a change, booting the older kernel would result in missing
> features, wouldn't it?
This feature isn't really implemented in alsa-lib API, too.
So, you couldn't use this feature anyway.
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