[alsa-devel] [PATCH v4 1/2] ASoC: fsl: Add S/PDIF CPU DAI driver

Shawn Guo shawn.guo at linaro.org
Wed Aug 14 10:14:47 CEST 2013

On Wed, Aug 14, 2013 at 02:34:45PM +0800, Nicolin Chen wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 14, 2013 at 02:39:33PM +0800, Shawn Guo wrote:
> > We only need to maintain those versions that require different
> > programming model in the list.  For example, if S/PDIF on Vybrid
> > is completely compatible with imx6q one and uses the exactly same
> > programming model, we do not need to maintain a compatible string
> > for Vybrid S/PDIF at all.  Instead, we only need to have something
> > like below in Vybrid dts file, and S/PDIF driver will just work for it.
> > 
> > 	compatible = "fsl,vf600-spdif", "fsl,imx6q-spdif";
> > 
> > Shawn
> Clear. Thank you for the explain.
> Then I think I can merely remain "fsl,imx6q-spdif" here,
> because all other cases should be completely compatible
> with this one. They are only different in the clock source
> names list, which's already being specified in dts file.
> Please correct me if you think this still isn't proper.

And we generally prefer to use the soc that firstly integrates the IP to
name the compatible.  For IMX series, I think imx35 is the one, so we
would name it "fsl,imx35-spdif".


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