[alsa-devel] [PATCH v3 5/6] ARM: DaVinci: ASoC: Add mcasp support for DM646x

chaithrika chaithrika at ti.com
Thu Jun 4 11:57:49 CEST 2009

On Wed, Jun 03, 2009 at 17:42:37, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 03, 2009 at 04:33:51PM +0530, chaithrika wrote:
> > > Why is the McASP driver using platform data called
> > > 'evm_snd_patform_data'?
> > > This suggests that there's some abstraction problem with the
> > > between the machine and McASP drivers.
> > The platform data consists of information specific to EVM and SoC 
> > and is used by the platform driver (McASP driver) to get relevant 
> > data. Therefore it seems right to use the platform data here.
> > Please let me know your opinion.
> It's not the *use* of platform data, it's the fact that you are calling
> this *EVM* platform data.  This suggests an abstraction issue somewhere
> along the line - presumably not all machines with these processors are
> EVMs.  Some of the other issues myself and David identified suggest that
> there are some issues there.
> If this is system-specific configuration data purely for the McBSP port
> it shouldn't mention the EVMs in the name.

OK. I will rename the structure to 'snd_platform_data'. 


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