[alsa-devel] [PATCH] Ensure codec patch files are checked for the correct codec ID

Daniel Chen seven.steps at gmail.com
Wed Jun 2 19:30:26 CEST 2010

On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 12:40 PM, David Henningsson
<launchpad.web at epost.diwic.se> wrote:
> In the individual case, maybe. However, assuming codec vendor and
> subsystem are correctly matched, a distro could make a long list of
> Codec SSID to model mappings, write down that in the patch file format,
> and supply that patch file. One could then add mappings as a minor
> distro update without having to recompile the kernel.

Excellent point, although the idea of maintaining a massive "firmware"
file is somewhat scary.


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