[alsa-devel] [PATCH v5 1/2] ASoC: fsl: Add S/PDIF CPU DAI driver

Tomasz Figa tomasz.figa at gmail.com
Sat Aug 17 17:13:20 CEST 2013

On Saturday 17 of August 2013 17:00:02 Sascha Hauer wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 17, 2013 at 02:26:40PM +0200, Tomasz Figa wrote:
> > > You mean tx<0-7>.
> > > 
> > > Also I would make this option required. Use a dummy clock for mux
> > > inputs that are grounded for a specific SoC.
> > 
> > Why do you need a dummy clock?
> > 
> > The driver can simply try to grab all the possible clocks and discard
> > those that failed, so you can just keep those grounded clocks
> > unspecified.
> We don't need dummy clocks. My motivation saying this that I was afraid
> people try to configure the driver by skipping the clocks they don't
> want from the devicetree.

I'm not really sure if the same abuse couldn't be easily achieved by 
putting dummy clocks in place of those skipped clocks.

Adding a note in binding documentation that says that all clocks that are 
fed to the IP shall be specified should be fine IMHO.

Best regards,

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