[alsa-devel] [PATCH 2/5] ALSA: snd_usb_caiaq: give better shortname

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Tue Jun 2 01:46:48 CEST 2009

At Mon, 1 Jun 2009 23:09:25 +0200 (CEST),
Jaroslav Kysela wrote:
> On Mon, 1 Jun 2009, Daniel Mack wrote:
> > Give the card an 'id' name which will prevent ALSA from calling
> > choose_default_name(). This implementation only took the last part of a
> > name containing whitespaces which for example caused 'Audio 4 DJ' to be
> > shortened to 'DJ', which was not very descriptive.
> >
> > The implementation now takes the short name and removes all whitespaces
> > from it which is much nicer.
> Unfortunately, this code does not handle id collisions for multiple cards. 

Moreover, the id can be passed via a module option.  Thus overriding
the id itself is no good idea.


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