[alsa-devel] [PATCH 1/5] ASoC: DMIC: Adding the OMAP DMIC driver

Mark Brown broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Wed Dec 29 13:11:04 CET 2010

On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 01:59:24PM +0200, Felipe Balbi wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 11:56:28AM +0000, Mark Brown wrote:

> >The other thing with McBSP is that it's a generic programmable serial
> >port and so need not be tied to audio use (though as I understand it
> >other uses are very rare).

> So why is it still tied to OMAP-only ? There's no abstraction layer
> around McBSP so OMAP McBSP driver has to export a whole bunch of symbols
> for its users:

As far as I know the hardware has not been used on other platforms - all
the people who care specifically about the driver are using OMAP and
don't see any reason to do the work.  There's really no pressure to do

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