[alsa-devel] [PATCH v7 2/2] ASoC: fsl: Add S/PDIF machine driver

Mark Brown broonie at kernel.org
Mon Aug 19 12:52:01 CEST 2013

On Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 11:01:43AM +0100, Mark Rutland wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 10:50:43AM +0100, Nicolin Chen wrote:

> > The phrase "user-visible" is being used in many current docs, I don't 
> > dare to change it unless a sage gives me a suggestion.

> I can see that there is entrenched usage, but this really seems to be
> embedding Linux-specific implementation details into the dt. I don't see
> why the driver cannot select a sensible name, but perhaps I'm missing
> something.

> Mark, is there any reason we need to handle the user-visible name of the
> device this way?

This is intended to allow userspace to distinguish between systems that
are electrically identical but physically distinct, for example when
multiple systems are derived from the same reference design.
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