[alsa-devel] [PATCH 4/5] ALSA: hda - Implement shared front mic/hp jack for HP Z220

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Tue Dec 4 14:45:35 CET 2012

At Tue, 04 Dec 2012 14:11:15 +0100,
David Henningsson wrote:
> Hi,
> All things considered, if you believe you can make a Jack Mode 
> implementation that is
>   1) Generic, i e, same code shared for all codecs
>   2) Free from regressions for the end user never touching ALSA and just 
> running PulseAudio with GNOME/Unity UI. That includes all volume 
> controls still working, non-existing ports should not show up, etc.
>   3) Bug free in other ways too ;-)
>   4) And do this within a kernel cycle, i e, without a few broken 
> kernels (e g Realtek multi-IO implementation caused some regressions in 
> 3.2 and 3.3)

Yes, these are all grand plan.

> ...then I think you should go for it. But I would still see it as high 
> risk. Maybe I should help testing somehow?

Once when the code is ready, yes :)

> Then if PulseAudio doesn't support doing the retasking by default, then 
> that's just something we have to work with in PulseAudio later on.



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