[alsa-devel] [PATCH 6/6] ASoC/mpc5200: Add fudge factor to value reported by .pointer()

Grant Likely grant.likely at secretlab.ca
Sat Nov 7 20:46:14 CET 2009

On Sat, Nov 7, 2009 at 12:33 PM, Mark Brown
<broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 07, 2009 at 11:19:54AM -0700, Grant Likely wrote:
>> On Sat, Nov 7, 2009 at 11:11 AM, Mark Brown
>> > It occurs to me that in terms of dealing with what's going on here this
>> > probably is achieving exactly the same effect as Jon's code in that it
>> > tells ALSA that things are a bit ahead of where the buffer started.
>> Possibly, but I can both reproduce and eliminate the problem Jon is
>> seeing regardless of whether or not this patch, so I'm not yet
>> convinced.
> That doesn't entirely surprise me; I'm not convinced that the original
> approach entirely deals with the issue rather than just making it much
> harder to see.

Indeed.  I'm at the point where I'm far more interested in achieving
"correctness" than trying to hobble together a set of conditions that
appears to work most of the time.


Grant Likely, B.Sc., P.Eng.
Secret Lab Technologies Ltd.

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