[alsa-devel] [PATCH] ASoC: generic: Add generic DT based simple codec

Mark Brown broonie at kernel.org
Fri Sep 27 11:55:15 CEST 2013

On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 09:57:30PM -0500, Rob Herring wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 23, 2013 at 4:19 PM, Stephen Warren <swarren at wwwdotorg.org> wrote:

> > We shouldn't have any Linux-specific bindings. It might be reasonable to
> > define a binding for a "simple CODEC", but there's no reason it should
> > be Linux-specific.

> Further, just define the type of codec h/w. If linux can use its
> simple-codec driver for it, then add a match table entry for said
> codec. Then the DT is future proof when you decide the simple driver
> doesn't really work for that h/w.

So, this is what I keep telling people to do but lots of people don't
want to do this - it eliminates the need have this binding at all since
if you know which type of device you have there's no need to specify
fixed properties of the device via DT.
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