[alsa-devel] [PATCHv2 05/10] ASoC: AC97: SMDK: Add wm9713 machine driver

jassi brar jassisinghbrar at gmail.com
Fri Jan 29 02:08:04 CET 2010

On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 9:00 PM, Mark Brown
<broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 02:59:19PM +0900, jassisinghbrar at gmail.com wrote:
>> +     Headphone Playback Switch - On
>> +     $ amixer cset numid=4 1
>> +
> Actually, one thing that really needs fixing here - these instructions
> refer to the controls by number.  This is extremely fragile in the face
> of any changes in the CODEC driver since the control numbering is worked
> out at runtime and any change in the set of controls exported by the
> device may change the result.  It is much better to refer to the
> controls by name since the names are much less likely to change.  This
> is also helpful for people using other UIs which don't display the
> control names.
I will submit a patch for it, though I used exact control names and their
values before every command.

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