[alsa-devel] CORRECTION (get rid of controls with?snd_ctl_remove )

Harald Radke harryrat at postnuklear.de
Tue Sep 2 12:05:04 CEST 2008

> For the greatest flexibility you really want the activation and
> deactivation to be doable via user space - many devices (especially
> complex ones like smartphones) can run with several different audio
> setups and need to change between them on the fly at run time.  Trying
> to encode all the possible scenarios in the kernel makes for a
> relatively large amount of work when there are a lot of options.

(: I didn't mean to hide activation/deactivation of controls from userspace by 
spinning the idea of an codec instantiation but merely as a convenient base 
setup for devices...in fact I always prefer larger system interfaces compared 
to locked up ones 


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