Re: dmaengine: dw-dmac: Custom cyclic API (Why?)

From: Jose Abreu
Date: Fri Dec 30 2016 - 07:05:39 EST

++dw-dmac Maintainers

On 30-12-2016 11:32, Jose Abreu wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am going to work with dw-dmac AHB controller and I wanted to
> use SND_DMAENGINE_PCM. In order to use this, a standard DMA
> driver with cyclic support is needed. I found out that dw-dmac is
> capable of cyclic transfers but instead of using the DMA engine
> standard cyclic API it uses a custom API. Is there any specific
> reason for this? What is the effort to change the custom API to a
> standard DMA engine cyclic API?
> Best regards,
> Jose Miguel Abreu