[alsa-devel] [RFC] ASoC: multi-component: Add optional kcontrol prefix name for a DAI link

Mark Brown broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Mon Aug 16 12:07:05 CEST 2010

On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 10:29:30AM +0300, Jarkko Nikula wrote:
> This optional kcontrol_prefix allows to specify unique prefix for ALSA
> control names for each DAI link. This makes possible to have a sound card
> configuration with multiple DAIs and each of them using the same codec
> driver without name collision.

This isn't going to work in general - consider what happens for CODECs
with multiple DAIs, or for devices with no DAIs at all like external
analogue amps.  We do need to do this but it probably needs to be per
CODEC rather than per link I fear.

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