[alsa-devel] [PATCH] ASoC: Ensure we generate a card name

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Tue Sep 20 15:02:22 CEST 2011

At Tue, 20 Sep 2011 13:56:46 +0100,
Mark Brown wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 02:51:12PM +0200, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > The main name field isn't used by the parser.  So it may contain
> > special letters like parentheses or such.
> It might not be used by ALSA but it's used by some userspaces to
> identify the card they're running on.

The card->name can contain special letters.  This has been so for over
a decade, and won't be changed.  Why now need to change this?


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