Subject: Re: macppc audio (was Re: autoconf(9) tree in an odd hardware arrangement )
To: Marco Trillo <email@example.com>
From: Michael Lorenz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/08/2007 11:42:55
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> I don't know i2s well enough to have a strong opinion here - my gut
> feeling is that the gpios depend more on i2s than anything else
> though. Also, I'm not so sure anymore that putting the DMA stuff
> into a separate driver is such a good idea - too many layers. Maybe
> just have i2s and awacs pull the DMA code in as a dependency?
> I think the codecs know best which gpios they need and where to
> look for them. Then again, unifying i2s and awacs doesn't look all
> that straight forward anymore.
Hmm, that doesn't sound right.
So, I'm no longer sure that unifying i2s and awacs will work right, I
think factoring out the DMA code and pulling it in as dependency is
the least painful way here. That said, I hereby drop my reservations
about putting the gpio stuff into i2s, I think you're right about
having all that in one place. I would still like the sound-objects
parser to be mostly abstract so it can be used by both i2s and awacs.
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