[alsa-devel] [PATCH 18/19] ASoC: fsi: fixup fsi_pointer() calculation method

Kuninori Morimoto kuninori.morimoto.gx at renesas.com
Wed Feb 8 01:08:52 CET 2012

Hi Mark

Thank you for your comment

> > > I'm sorry but I'm having a hard time understanding what this means in
> > > the context of your patch.  What is a "sleeping bug"?
> > Sorry for my Engilish.
> > It mean "(Maybe) old fsi_pointer() has bug, but this bug doesn't run a mischief"
> Ah, I see - so it probably was an existing bug but nobody reported it?


> I suspect it's worth fixing in 3.3 then, there's often issues where
> userspace applications don't work that don't get reported well or at
> all, often these are due to issues in the pointer implementations.
> People end up coming up with configurations that work around them and
> never think that there might be a driver issue.

I'm not good at detail of user side applications,
but aplay was working correctly on old/PIO FSI.
So, I didn't notice it.

Best regards
Kuninori Morimoto

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