[alsa-devel] [PATCH 0/3] ALSA: snd-usb: Some small fixes to make Playback Design products work

Gabriel M. Beddingfield gabrbedd at gmail.com
Tue Mar 19 03:37:51 CET 2013

On 03/18/2013 02:07 AM, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> The remaining question is which PCM format is suitable for the raw
> data.  SND_PCM_FORMAT_SPECIAL should be OK, it won't regress at least,
> as no apps support this format.

I got the impression that SND_PCM_FORMAT_SPECIAL was there for 
appication-specific/device-specific hacks.  I.e. it's a non-format that 
allows passing raw data through the system.  If so, is it appropriate 
for a main-line driver?


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