[alsa-devel] Driver code with mpc5200 pointer problem.

Mark Brown broonie at sirena.org.uk
Mon Apr 27 16:24:37 CEST 2009

On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 10:16:16AM -0400, Jon Smirl wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 10:05 AM, Mark Brown <broonie at sirena.org.uk> wrote:

> > It's a fairly hefty change for -rc4. ?From the sounds of it you just
> > need to add the constraint?

> it is also broken because of the additional requirement of needing to
> estimate the current position of the DMA transfer. The changes in
> pcm_lib.c have made it non-functional.  When I went into fix those
> problems I found a couple more issues.  It's ok for i2s to be broken
> in this release, Grant and I both know it is broken and won't ship
> anything based on it.

Well, if you don't see any need to fix it then I guess that's OK.  We
should probably disable the Kconfig option for the release in case
people try to use the driver, though.

> The pcm_lib.c changes may have broken other embedded drivers too.  And

I see no reason to suspect that embedded drivers will be any more or
less affected than any other ALSA driver?

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