[alsa-devel] move snd-aloop to the alsa-kernel tree?
tiwai at suse.de
Mon Aug 9 13:53:56 CEST 2010
At Mon, 9 Aug 2010 13:50:37 +0200 (CEST),
Jaroslav Kysela wrote:
> 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 :-)
As a generic rule, all new features to be merged should have appeared
in linux-next (i.e. also mm tree) before the merge window opened.
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