[alsa-devel] [PATCH] ASoC: generic: add generic compound card with DT support

Lars-Peter Clausen lars at metafoo.de
Wed Jan 1 21:11:23 CET 2014

On 01/01/2014 09:08 PM, Jean-Francois Moine wrote:
> On Wed, 01 Jan 2014 20:05:05 +0100
> Lars-Peter Clausen <lars at metafoo.de> wrote:
>> As Mark also said, this binding definitely leaks way too much internals of
>> the current ASoC implementation. In my opinion the way forward for ASoC is
>> to stop to distinguish between different types of components. This is on one
>> hand CODECS and CPU-DAIs and on the other hand also front-end and beck-end
>> DAIs. The first steps in this direction have already been take by the start
>> of the component-fication, but its still a long way to go. Exposing those
>> concepts via the devicetree will only make it harder to get rid of them
>> later. The bindings for a compound card should essentially describe which
>> components are involved and how the fabric between and around them looks
>> like. If the type of the component is needed in the ASoC implementation it
>> should be possible to auto-discover it. Also I think we want to align the
>> devicetree bindings with what the media people have been doing[1].
> (you forgot the [1] reference)


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