[alsa-devel] [PATCH V2 2/8] ASoC: Samsung: I2S: Add quirks as driver data in I2S
broonie at kernel.org
Sat Jul 27 13:50:22 CEST 2013
On Sat, Jul 27, 2013 at 06:38:02AM +0530, Padma Venkat wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 8:23 PM, Mark Brown <broonie at kernel.org> wrote:
> > As Russell indicated you should really keep the old name around, though
> > marking them as deprecated is OK. However I'm not sure anyone will have
> > deployed this so I'm not sure how much it matters - every downstream
> > kernel I've seen was still using board files anyway.
> This is there only on exynos5250.dtsi, so changing this file alone is
> enough. patch3 in
> this series have the same.
The idea with DT is that you can bake the DT into a board firmware and
then upgrade the kernel without upgrading the DT.
> Having only the version info is confusing. When I posted my previous version of
> patches I was clear which version introduced in which platform and
> again if I come
> back today and see I again had to search each SoC datasheet. So I think this
> patch now clearly explains what new support introduced in which
> version of IP and which
> SoC platform.
Like I keep saying the problem we've always had is that there's never
been a 1:1 mapping between SoCs and IIS IPs, and of course nobody can
get the documentation on the older SoCs outside of Samsung so... If it
were a linear march forward in terms of IP it'd be a lot easier :(
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