Re: [Alsa-user] another in kernel alsa update that breaks backwardcompatibilty?

From: Lee Revell
Date: Wed Aug 09 2006 - 12:10:58 EST

On Wed, 2006-08-09 at 12:07 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> This walks and qwacks like the alsa interface has been diddled, again.
> But since it KNOWS what hardware its running, in this case an audigy
> 2, not Value, so why was apparently working code broken and then
> commited to the kernel tree?

It's a bug. The interface was not changed intentionally. ALSA policy
for at least a year has been "no incompatible changes".


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