[alsa-devel] [PATCH 2/4] mmp: support ssp in pxa168

Liam Girdwood lrg at slimlogic.co.uk
Thu Mar 11 12:11:38 CET 2010

On Thu, 2010-03-11 at 10:58 +0000, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 04:20:35PM +0800, Eric Miao wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 10:28 PM, Mark Brown
> > > cycle?  I can apply the patches on a branch by themselves which can also
> > > be pulled into the PXA tree if needed.
> > I'd expect there to be some merge conflicts I need to solve along with
> > my cleaning up of the SSP code. That said, it's better to go via -pxa
> > tree and get the multi-codec work solved in linux-next?
> That's not going to be possible with at least the machine driver - if
> it's only present in one tree we can't do fixups in the other.  This is
> why I'm saying put it on a branch and merge it into both trees, that way
> both trees have the code in them as though things had been merged into
> mainline already so problems are much less likely.
> > Mark, could you please point me the reference to the multi-codec work
> > so I can have a rough feeling of the possible merge issues?
> There's a branch in Liam's git tree (still sketching out the goal rather
> than the finished product):
>   git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/lrg/asoc-2.6.git
> Big thing is that there's most likely going to be at least cosmetic
> changes to how cards are registered.

Just to add, this is very experimental stuff in here atm (it will change
and be rebased a lot!). I'm going over a few different approaches to see
what fits best. I'll make proper announcement when Mark and I are happy
with the general flow of the multic-codec work

Btw, time frame for this stuff is around 2.6.36.


Freelance Developer, SlimLogic Ltd
ASoC and Voltage Regulator Maintainer.

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