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

Mark Brown broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Tue Sep 20 15:20:02 CEST 2011

On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 03:02:22PM +0200, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> Mark Brown wrote:

> > 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?

I'm not suggesting that it should?  To be honest I'm quite surprised
that the alsa-lib code isn't able to cope with spaces in the driver
name in the first places, I'd rather just fix the specific characters it
doesn't like.

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