[alsa-devel] [alsa-cvslog] alsa-lib: Remove indirect control access
tvignaud at mandriva.com
Tue Jan 22 17:29:32 CET 2008
Takashi Iwai <tiwai at suse.de> writes:
> > > 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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