Re: [RFC PATCH 1/7] ALSA: ac97: split out the generic ac97 registers

From: Robert Jarzmik
Date: Thu May 05 2016 - 15:46:17 EST

Mark Brown <broonie@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On Thu, May 05, 2016 at 09:06:44PM +0200, Robert Jarzmik wrote:
>> Mark Brown <broonie@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> > I see that, I just don't know why that helps.
>> In order to have a clean split between former ac97 bus implementation and this
>> new one, I didn't want to include any former ac97 includes, excepting in
>> sound/ac97/compat.c.
> It's probably a good idea to articulate some of this in the commit log
> then!
Fair point, I'll improve that.

>> This transition will be easier if the new ac97 code is isolated as much as
>> possible from the former code while providing backward compatibility ... hence
>> this patch.
> It'd probably have been clearer to me if it were splitting out all the
> register definitions rather than just some of them.
Euh unless I'm missing something I have splitted out all the ac97 generic
registers AFAIK. The only remaining ones are chip specific which I didn't take
as they should be in codec specific code and not ac97 generic one.