[alsa-devel] [PATCH v2 0/3] ASoC: Introduce the new caching API
broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Thu Nov 11 17:20:03 CET 2010
On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 10:04:56AM +0000, Dimitris Papastamos wrote:
> This patch series introduces the new caching API. The idea behind this
> caching interface is that we can provide different means of organizing
> and accessing the register cache. This is useful for large and sparse
> register maps, where one can use some kind of compression algorithm to
> reduce the memory footprint. The caching API is designed in such way to
> eliminate the need for modifying any existing drivers.
> - Memory usage statistics, to make it easier to select the proper caching
> - Support for bulk reads/writes.
> - Overridable caching behaviour from the machine driver.
This one in particular would be very good.
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