[alsa-devel] [PATCH 9/9] ALSA: compress: use rate values for passing sampling rates

Mark Brown broonie at kernel.org
Tue Aug 27 15:29:59 CEST 2013

On Tue, Aug 27, 2013 at 12:10:39PM +0530, Vinod Koul wrote:
> Clarify that its better to use the rate values like 8000, 12000, 11025, 44100,
> 48000 etc to send sampling rate values to driver. The changes kernel ABI but no
> drivers exist upstream so okay to change now
> Tinycompress to be fixed as well

> - * @sampling_rate: sampling rate of audio
> + * @sampling_rate: sampling rate value of audio,  eg 12000, 48000

It's not clear why this is a change in the ABI - the values written and
the types don't change.  Personally I'd not change the ABI - it's a bit
late now that the code has been in the kernel for several releases.
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