Re: [alsa-devel] [RFC PATCH 0/3] ALSA: compress: Add support for FLAC

From: Vinod Koul
Date: Mon Nov 18 2019 - 23:15:30 EST

On 15-11-19, 08:55, Pierre-Louis Bossart wrote:
> On 11/15/19 4:27 AM, Vinod Koul wrote:
> > The current design of sending codec parameters assumes that decoders
> > will have parsers so they can parse the encoded stream for parameters
> > and configure the decoder.
> that's not quite correct. It's rather than there was no need so far for
> existing implementations to have parameters on decode, this was never a
> limitation of the design, see e.g. the comments below:

You might be correct here as this is implementation based and in this
case looks like decoders also need the additional params