[alsa-devel] [PATCH v2 0/3] ASoC: Introduce the new caching API

Mark Brown 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.

Applied, thanks.

>  - Memory usage statistics, to make it easier to select the proper caching
>  technique.
>  - Support for bulk reads/writes.
>  - Overridable caching behaviour from the machine driver.

This one in particular would be very good.

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