[alsa-devel] [Uclinux-dist-devel] [PATCH 2/5] ASoC codec: SSM2602: assign last substream to the master when shutting down

Mark Brown broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Sat Jun 13 13:06:07 CEST 2009

On Sat, Jun 13, 2009 at 07:03:12AM -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote:

> the first part conditionalized the constraints.  ignoring whitespace
> changes, this is the diff:
> +if (master_runtime->rate != 0)
>     snd_pcm_hw_constraint_minmax(substream->runtime,
>     ......
> +if (master_runtime->sample_bits != 0)
>     snd_pcm_hw_constraint_minmax(substream->runtime,
>     ......

> or maybe that is what you're saying and i dont know alsa

That's not a bad change - there's a thin race condition if you
simultaneously start up two applications where the primary substream
could be there but not yet configured since stream startup is separate
to the configuration of the stream.  It's hard but not impossible to

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