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

Rob Herring robherring2 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 27 04:57:30 CEST 2013

On Mon, Sep 23, 2013 at 4:19 PM, Stephen Warren <swarren at wwwdotorg.org> wrote:
> On 09/19/2013 02:54 AM, Jean-Francois Moine wrote:
>> This patch adds a simple sound codec which is described by the DT.
>> This codec may be used when no specific codec action is needed.
>> diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/sound/simple-codec.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/sound/simple-codec.txt
>> +Device-Tree bindings for the simple codec
>> +
>> +Required properties:
>> +- compatible: should be "linux,simple-codec".
> 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.


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