[alsa-devel] [PATCH] ALSA: drop outdated and broken sa11xx-uda1341 driver

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Fri Mar 13 01:20:03 CET 2009

At Wed, 11 Mar 2009 21:26:54 +0000,
Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 12:11:13AM +0300, Dmitry Artamonow wrote:
> > It depends on L3 support from 2.4 kernel (CONFIG_L3) that never got
> > merged into mainline. Since there's no way to use it on any of
> > supported machines (iPaq h3100 or h3600), better drop it for now.
> > It can be reimplemented later using ASoC infrastructure (there's
> > already a driver for uda1341 codec in mainline, so only CPU and machine
> > parts need to be written).
> Yay, someone finally removing this.
> I never saw this going in, but when I read through it, it was totally
> iPAQ specific.  Having seen soo much effort put in to the OSS driver
> to make it flexible, have the iPAQ people use that, and then write
> their own ALSA specific driver irked the people who contributed to
> the OSS driver, to the extent that the OSS support was ripped out.  (So
> I have platforms here were there _was_ full sound support but with the
> advent of ALSA, lost all sound support.)  It was certainly a sad day
> when this driver was merged.

The lesson of today: upstream first :-)


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