[alsa-devel] [PATCH] asoc/multi-component: fsl: add support for variable SSI FIFO depth

Grant Likely grant.likely at secretlab.ca
Thu Aug 5 23:19:11 CEST 2010

On Thu, Aug 5, 2010 at 3:13 PM, Timur Tabi <timur at freescale.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 5, 2010 at 2:43 PM, Grant Likely <grant.likely at secretlab.ca> wrote:
>> The lack of shared soc data in device trees is indeed a problem that
>> has been on my radar for a while now.  Fortunately I do have a
>> solution[1] which is partially implemented plus a contractual
>> obligation to deliver it to a client in the near future.  I fully
>> expect this will become a non-issue between now and about mid
>> November.
>> g.
>> [1] http://www.mail-archive.com/devicetree-discuss@lists.ozlabs.org/msg00680.html
> I haven't read through all of it, but it looks like your solution
> affects only DTS files.  I think Mark's concern is mostly with DTB
> files, because we still need to have a unique DTB for every possible
> board variation.
> Am I reading that correctly?

You are; but the lack of dts factorization must be solved first before
looking at whether or not .dtb overlays make sense.  Otherwise we
don't have a source for the factorized data.  I personally don't think
.dtb overlays are needed, but I'm not closed to the idea either.


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