[alsa-devel] [PATCH 5/6] compress: add the core file

Vinod Koul vinod.koul at linux.intel.com
Fri Dec 2 12:48:47 CET 2011

On Fri, 2011-12-02 at 15:47 +0530, Nallasellan, Singaravelan wrote:
> > > >
> > > There was a requirement to add the timestamp at the beginning of each
> > > block or frame if the encoded data is in RAW format. If the encoder
> > > does add the timestamp or marker, then we don't need the write option.
> > Who needs this information, or where is this requirement coming from.
> > If you already get raw encoded data on frame basis, apps can take that data
> > with current timestamp...
> This was requested for encoded capture for one of the voice codecs couple of years back.

Why should this API care?
These kind of specfic stuff should be handled in user space


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