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Date:   Tue, 16 May 2017 09:45:04 +0200
From:   Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@...ux-m68k.org>
To:     Takashi Iwai <tiwai@...e.de>
Cc:     Christoph Hellwig <hch@....de>, Jaroslav Kysela <perex@...ex.cz>,
        Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...uxfoundation.org>,
        ALSA Development Mailing List <alsa-devel@...a-project.org>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "Linux/m68k" <linux-m68k@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [alsa-devel] future of sounds/oss

Hi Iwai-san,

On Fri, May 12, 2017 at 10:01 AM, Takashi Iwai <tiwai@...e.de> wrote:
>> > But, looking at the tree again, I noticed that ALSA isn't built yet at
>> > all for m68k.  I don't remember why it's disabled.
>> > Jaroslav, do you know the reason behind it?
>>
>> Because ALSA doesn't have any drivers that can be used on m68k platforms?
>
> But we have virtual and generic drivers (such as UART support), so
> there seems no reason to stop it.  Maybe the lack of proper MMU

It seems to date back to the move of sound from arch/*/Kconfig
to sound/Kconfig. I guess at that time there was just no use for ALSO on
m68k.

> support was the reason?  Let's try to cross-build...

Building seems to work fine...

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                        Geert

--
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@...ux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
                                -- Linus Torvalds

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