[alsa-devel] [PATCH 1/7] S3C AUDIO: Rename s3c24xx_pcm prefix to s3c_dma

Joonyoung Shim jy0922.shim at samsung.com
Thu Nov 5 06:03:08 CET 2009

On 11/5/2009 1:16 PM, jassi brar wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 12:14 PM, Joonyoung Shim <jy0922.shim at samsung.com> wrote:
>> On 11/5/2009 10:34 AM, Jassi Brar wrote:
>>> The s3c24xx_pcm prefix for the soc_platform is inappropriate when
>>> some Samsung SoCs have PCM controllers which will eventually have
>>> drivers and hence namespace ambiguities.
>>> To resolve naming ambiguities in future the following have been
>>> renamed in order
>>> 1) s3c24xx_pcm_dma_params -> s3c_audio_dma_params
>>> 2) s3c24xx_pcm_preallocate_dma_buffer -> s3c_preallocate_dma_buffer
>>> 3) s3c24xx_pcm_dmamask -> s3c_dmamask
>>> 4) s3c24xx_pcm_XXX -> s3c_dma_XXX
>> I think that it should have a consistent prefix: s3c_audio_dma_ or
>> other prefix.
> Ideally, Yes.
> but if we try so, we have the following
>  1) s3c24xx_pcm_dma_params -> s3c_dma_dma_params
>  2) s3c24xx_pcm_preallocate_dma_buffer -> s3c_dma_preallocate_dma_buffer
>  3) s3c24xx_pcm_dmamask -> s3c_dma_dmamask
> none of which seem very nice.

You can modify the names for the consistent prefix. If you
use s3c_dma_ prefix, for example, s3c24xx_pcm_dma_params can be to 

>> BTW, should we keep up s3c prefix? If we will change the prefix now, it
>> is a chance alterable from s3c prefix to other prefix because there is a
>> variety of samsung SoCs unused s3c prefix.
> These patches is not about changing naming conventions. Only changes, necessary
> to have a clean and consistent namespace after integrating PCM driver, have
> been made.

Agree, but you already are changing the prefix from s3c24xx to s3c.

> About changing the s3c prefix is a valid discussion, though.

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