[alsa-devel] [Device-drivers-devel] [PATCH 1/3] ASoC: Add ADAU1701 codec driver

Mike Frysinger vapier.adi at gmail.com
Fri Jun 10 20:15:34 CEST 2011

On Fri, Jun 10, 2011 at 14:08, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 10, 2011 at 13:57, Lars-Peter Clausen wrote:
>> On 06/10/2011 07:43 PM, Mike Frysinger wrote:
>>> On Fri, Jun 10, 2011 at 13:18, Lars-Peter Clausen wrote:
>>>> +MODULE_AUTHOR("Lars-Peter Clausen <lars at metafoo.de>");
>>> did you actually rewrite this thing from scratch ?  seems like you
>>> should keep Cliff as the author in git/MODULE_AUTHOR, and then add
>>> your name to the s-o-b list and this macro.
>> Not from scratch, but I guess except for the register definitions and the
>> copyright header not much of the original driver is left:
>> sound/soc/codecs/adau1701.c |  662 ++++++++++++++++++++++++-------------------
>>  1 files changed, 371 insertions(+), 291 deletions(-)
> based purely on LoC, Cliff wrote 467, so you took that and punted 291
> (62%) and then added 371.  that leaves the final file with 32% Cliff
> and 68% you.
> however, some of that was register renaming and shuffling between the
> adau1701.c and adau1701.h, and it's easier to start with a base and
> clean up than from scratch.
> so i'm definitely not comfortable dropping Cliff's completely from the
> file and the log (which means he needs to be readded and made sure to
> be retained in all the other ADAU drivers going forward), and i'm not
> entirely sold about changing of the Author field in the git commit.
> don't get me wrong ... i'm not a fanboi of Cliff or something, i just
> think credit is due to him for his work.

to be clear, i'm like 50/50 on the git author field.  maybe someone
else here has an opinion, or you feel strongly enough that your
rewrite supersedes his seeding work.  but please send a v2 with
updated source/changelog with his name in it.

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