[alsa-devel] [PATCH 0/5] [RFC] ALSA ASoC Support for TLVaic23b audio codec

Mark Brown broonie at sirena.org.uk
Mon Sep 29 19:39:43 CEST 2008

On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 10:27:06AM -0700, Troy Kisky wrote:
> Mark Brown wrote:

> >> codec. Can the I2c code be moved into the board directory? I have my spi code
> >> in the board directory and just pass the write function pointer. i.e.

> > No, the I2C and SPI support should both be part of the driver.  The
> > driver should just be modified to allow both I2C and SPI support to be
> > compiled in and let the board driver register the appropriate one at run
> > time.

> Can you please explain to me why they should both be part of the codec driver?

Neither is board specific - there's no sense in having each board that
needs SPI support replicate the code to register a SPI device and do the
marshalling of data for SPI writes.  What motivation do you see for not
doing that?

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