[alsa-devel] [PATCH] ALSA: hda - avoid unneccesary indices on "Headphone Jack" controls
david.henningsson at canonical.com
Mon Oct 8 11:02:37 CEST 2012
On 10/08/2012 10:18 AM, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> At Wed, 3 Oct 2012 11:12:53 +0200,
> David Henningsson wrote:
>> In case there is one "Headphone Jack" and one "Dock Headphone Jack",
>> one of them will get an index, even though that is not needed.
>> This patch fixes that issue.
>> BugLink: https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1060729
>> Signed-off-by: David Henningsson <david.henningsson at canonical.com>
> Applied. This one doesn't need to go to stable, right?
Good question. I guess it depends on how we look upon kcontrol indices
PulseAudio never picks anything up if it has an index, therefore it
becomes a real problem/bug for users. (Not sure if one could argue that
this is a problem in PulseAudio rather than the kernel. Haven't thought
OTOH, if the reasoning is that you would break custom made scripts that
depend on this index, i e it becomes a change of behaviour.
To be pragmatic about it, the chances that people are depending on this
index being non-zero are probably very low, so I don't mind sending this
one to stable.
David Henningsson, Canonical Ltd.
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