Re: [PATCH 4/4] ALSA: oxygen: Updating jack implementation according new ALSA Jacks
From: Takashi Iwai
Date: Mon Jul 29 2013 - 08:08:54 EST
At Fri, 26 Jul 2013 12:02:51 -0700,
Felipe Tonello wrote:
> Hi Mark,
> On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 11:56 AM, Mark Brown <broonie@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 11:25:33AM -0700, Felipe F. Tonello wrote:
> >> From: "Felipe F. Tonello" <eu@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> ALSA standard jacks already are implemented using ALSA KControl.
> >> So there is no need implement that itself or to use snd_jack
> >> for input events only.
> > Similar changlog comment as on the ASoC patch and...
> >> snd_jack_new(chip->card, "Headphone",
> >> - SND_JACK_HEADPHONE, &data->hp_jack);
> >> + SND_JACK_HEADPHONE, 0, &data->hp_jack);
> >> xonar_ds_handle_hp_jack(chip);
> > ...this really ought to be done as part of the commit that adds the
> > parameter since it breaks the build until this patch is applied.
> But that's why is a patch series. But as you say, are you suggesting
> me to propose this changes in one patch only?
The basic rule of the patch series is:
- they are split in a logical manner
- each commit must not break the build
The second rule is important especially for bisection and
backporting. You could have done in a different way (e.g. adding a
new function like snd_jack_new_with_index() instead of changing
snd_jack_new() itself). Which way is better, depends on the
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