[alsa-devel] [PATCH v2] soc/sh: Fix I2C dependency for SND_FSI_AK4642 and SND_FSI_DA7210

Mark Brown broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Wed Jun 16 09:58:41 CEST 2010

On 16 Jun 2010, at 08:49, Paul Mundt wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 08:43:33AM +0100, Mark Brown wrote:

>> Since these are board specific drivers they know which I2C controller they are
>> hooked up to and so can usefully depend on a specific controller - without the
>> correct controller driver they will not function.

> I don't really mind one way or the other. Having it depend on the
> controller is fine, but it's not really much of a stretch to expect it to
> show up on other boards with other controllers as well.

This is the driver for the board itself and its wiring - it's not a chip driver, it's
the driver that says how the chips on a given board are connected. For new
boards I'd expect you'd end up with a new driver.

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