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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ASoC: snd_dmaengine: add common api for pcm_mmap
On Thursday 28 June 2012 04:21 PM, Mark Brown wrote:
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> On Thu, Jun 28, 2012 at 12:31:26PM +0530, Laxman Dewangan wrote:
>> The pcm mmap for the substream dma buffer is done using the
>> dma_mmap_writecombine().
>> Some of the chip sound driver like Spear, Tegra, Davinci,
>> ep93xx,snd_imx, snd_mxs, NUC900, OMAP, Samsung are doing this
>> mapping locally.
>> Add api in the snd dmaengine driver so that different client of
>> snd dmaengine can use this rather than implementing locally.
> OK, but I'd expect this to come along with one or more patches
> converting at least some of the users to the new API...

This is effort towards moving the Tegra pcm driver for dmangine based
dma driver inplace of legacy dma driver for Tegra which have private API.

Currently, following 4 pcm driver can use this API directly keeping that
they already using the generic snd dmaengine pcm driver.
ep93xx,
spear,
fsl,
mxs.
And Tegra will be next.

Other driver which can use this API are davinci, OMAP, samsung but
because they are not using the snd_dmaengine_pcm driver's api as of now
so not be very much useful for them.


Should I send one patch per driver change or squash all 4 file changes
in one patch? Whatever will be easy or recommended?



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