[alsa-devel] [PATCH v2 0/1] *** SUBJECT HERE ***

Mark Brown broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Thu Jul 22 14:04:46 CEST 2010

On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 01:30:23PM +0200, Takashi Iwai wrote:

> The hw constrains are basically for hw_params setup.  So, the question
> is whether do we want to make open successful but further setup fails,
> or do we give the error at open time?  IMO, the latter looks
> straightforward.  That is, changing the flag before open call is
> needed, or we need to check explicitly in the open callback itself.

> Or, let me know if I misunderstand the discussion here...

I think you understand correctly but we decided we can just totally
ignore this setting since from the point of view of application software
it can happily do full duplex operations with this device, the device
will just discard the data sent to it in some configurations.

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