Re: [alsa-devel] [PATCH] ASoC: codecs: da9055: Update driver name tofix breakage due to pmic driver with same name

From: Mark Brown
Date: Mon Aug 05 2013 - 12:23:54 EST

On Mon, Aug 05, 2013 at 09:21:37PM +0530, Ashish Chavan wrote:
> On Mon, 2013-08-05 at 15:42 +0100, Mark Brown wrote:

> > No, I'm talking about the same thing I was talking about originally.

> Thanks for confirming it. From our view point, we still feel that it's
> not a good design which requires an additional MFD component even to
> support a stand alone CODEC chip. The way we look at it is, there are so

What makes you say that a MFD is required for a standalone CODEC?

> many stand alone CODEC drivers in kernel and most of them are fine
> without the MFD stub. We wish that our DA9055 CODEC driver should also
> be treated in the same way. Just placing it in a different hardware
> package (together with PMIC, in this case) shouldn't necessitate any
> changes in software. e.g. whether any chip is produced as a BGA
> component or through hole component, has no effect on it's software.

You only need to write the glue once, it'd probably take you less time
than writing these e-mails... Once you've handed the regmap to the ASoC
core the code is identical.

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