[alsa-devel] move snd-aloop to the alsa-kernel tree?

Jaroslav Kysela perex at perex.cz
Mon Aug 9 13:50:37 CEST 2010

On Mon, 9 Aug 2010, Takashi Iwai wrote:

> At Mon, 9 Aug 2010 09:17:10 +0200 (CEST),
> Jaroslav Kysela wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>  	does anyone have any objection to move the loop module (snd-aloop)
>> from the alsa-driver tree to the alsa-kernel tree (Linux 2.6 tree)?
>>  	I worked on these things last days:
>> - fixed timing issues (we cannot use the identical period
>>    timing for both playback/capture - it also means that the capture and
>>    playback buffer setup might be different)
>> - added proper buffer silencing when the playback is in the draining phase
>> - added stream parameters change notification (stop the capture stream
>>    when the playback stream parameters were changed)
>> - added controls to propagate the playback stream parameters to the
>>    user space with the notification of changes
>> - added simple time shift functionality to compensate the time drift for
>>    another clock source
> Sounds good.  But, let's merge it into 2.6.37.

I don't see any reason to wait with merging of this pretty generic driver 
while 2.6.36-rc1 is not released, but I'm not in a hurry :-)


Jaroslav Kysela <perex at perex.cz>
Linux Kernel Sound Maintainer
ALSA Project, Red Hat, Inc.

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