[RESEND RFC PATCH 1/3] ASoC: mediatek: Add binding support for AFE driver

Koro Chen koro.chen at mediatek.com
Sun May 3 18:57:19 PDT 2015

On Thu, 2015-04-30 at 21:12 +0100, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 11:17:20AM +0800, Koro Chen wrote:
> > If using DPCM, it seems the most suitable FE DAIs will be memif, and
> > external interface like I2S should be BE DAIs. Do you think it is
> > suitable for our memif to be FE DAIs? Then which memif to used can be
> > described in a machine driver's FE DAIs. But I think this has a problem
> > that our memif is one-direction, playback or capture. So the binded pcm
> > device cannot have playback and capture capability together. May it
> > cause trouble for user space apps that assumes there will be pcmC0D0p,
> > pcmC0D0c?
> I think the only userspace application you really have to worry about
> here is PulseAudio which (at least with UCM) should be able to cope
> since it needs to handle things like USB microphones.  I think
> everything else I can think of can either cope or has to handle the same
> use cases as PulseAudio does so should have support.
Thank you very much for the feedback, I will try DPCM.

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