[alsa-devel] [PATCH 16/17] ALSA: ARM: add Raumfeld audio support

Daniel Mack daniel at caiaq.de
Thu Nov 26 18:51:50 CET 2009

On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 01:29:13PM +0000, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 01:24:36PM +0100, Daniel Mack wrote:

> > No, it wasn't.
> There was at least one unrelated driver for a different part - I
> remember the discussion since someone needed to explain to people (Alan
> Cox, I think) that this wasn't an RTC but rather a TDM clock generator.
> >   http://marc.info/?l=linux-i2c&m=122457836326525&w=2
> > Jean Delvare's last comment on this was:
> > > Honestly I don't see any value in this driver. There's nothing you can
> > > do with it that you couldn't already do without it.
> > The driver itself would do the right thing, but I doubt that
> > resubmitting will help much.
> Looking at the thread in the archive I don't see any effort to answer
> Jean's question there - the reply from Jon talks about device tree
> binding which is, as Jean says, pretty much irrelevant to the question:
>    http://marc.info/?l=linux-i2c&m=122465761327694&w=2
> The question seemed to be more about what the driver was supposed to
> accomplish - talking about the functionality is provided by the driver
> once it's bound to the device should address that.

Ok, will probably get back to this later. For now, I left the code where
it was but changed the API to make it clearer. The actual implementation
is in one line only, so I see no urgent need to move it to an own driver
immediately. Let me know if you're fine with the new version I'll post


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