[alsa-devel] [PATCH 1/1] ASoC: core: cache index fix
tiwai at suse.de
Tue Aug 2 12:34:23 CEST 2011
At Tue, 2 Aug 2011 09:41:22 +0000,
Dong Aisheng-B29396 wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Mark Brown [mailto:broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, August 02, 2011 4:39 PM
> > To: Dong Aisheng-B29396
> > Cc: alsa-devel at alsa-project.org; linux-arm-kernel at lists.infradead.org;
> > lrg at ti.com; s.hauer at pengutronix.de; w.sang at pengutronix.de
> > Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/1] ASoC: core: cache index fix
> > On Tue, Aug 02, 2011 at 08:03:23AM +0000, Dong Aisheng-B29396 wrote:
> > > > ...hw_read() shouldn't need to know about this stuff
> > > Here the reg_cache_size is the maximum cache index in the register
> > cache array.
> > > Therefore, the original code using reg to compare with reg_cache_size
> > > is not correct when the reg_cache_step is not 1.
> > > e.g. the reg to read is 0x30 and reg_cache_size maybe only 0x16.
> > > So we use idx to check if it exceeds the cache size.
> > I see what you're doing, but like I say this is just legacy code that
> > shouldn't be peering at the cache size any more and layering additional
> > stuff in is just going to make the situation worse.
> > > BTW, do you mean the soc_io layer does not need to know the details of
> > > idx® Conversion?
> > Yes.
> > > Do I need to implement a help function like reg_is_cachable(reg) to be
> > used here?
> > No, I think we should hide these decisions completely within the cache
> > code.
> Yes, but the issue is that hw_read will check if reg is in cache array
> And checking like " if (reg >= codec->driver->reg_cache_size ||" is wrong
> when the step is not 1 that will cause registers with their index are greater
> than cache index will not be able to fetch data from cache.
reg_cache_size is supposed to be the real size of the cache table.
This isn't influenced by reg_cache_step value. So, the behavior in
soc-io.c (and other ASoC core) is correct.
That is, the codec drivers setting ARRAY_SIZE() to reg_cache_size
with reg_cache_step > 1 are buggy and should be fixed.
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