[alsa-devel] WL1273 FM Radio driver...

Mauro Carvalho Chehab mchehab at redhat.com
Wed Feb 2 16:35:01 CET 2011

Em 30-01-2011 21:23, Samuel Ortiz escreveu:
> Hi Matti,
> On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 05:04:23PM +0200, Matti J. Aaltonen wrote:
>> Hello
>> I have been trying to get the WL1273 FM radio driver into the kernel for
>> some time. It has been kind of difficult, one of the reasons is that I
>> didn't realize I should have tried to involve all relevant maintainers
>> to the discussion form the beginning (AsoC, Media and MFD). At Mark's
>> suggestion I'm trying to reopen the discussion now.
>> The driver consists of an MFD core and two child drivers (the audio
>> codec and the V4L2 driver). And the question is mainly about the role of
>> the MFD driver: the original design had the IO functions in the core.
>> Currently the core is practically empty mainly because Mauro very
>> strongly wanted to have “everything” in the V4L2 driver.
> What was Mauro main concerns with having the IO part in the core ?
> A lot of MFD drivers are going that path already.

My concerns is that the V4L2-specific part of the code should be at drivers/media.
I prefer that the specific MFD I/O part to be at drivers/mfd, just like
the other drivers.


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