[alsa-devel] [PATCH v2 0/3] ASoC: Introduce the new caching API
dp at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Thu Nov 11 17:23:50 CET 2010
On Thu, 2010-11-11 at 16:20 +0000, Mark Brown wrote:
> 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.
> > TODO:
> > - 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.
Yes, I have an idea on how to do that. I will send you a patch at some
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