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Date:   Mon, 17 Feb 2020 18:19:47 +0100
From:   Stephan Gerhold <stephan@...hold.net>
To:     Mark Brown <broonie@...nel.org>
Cc:     Sameer Pujar <spujar@...dia.com>, tiwai@...e.com, perex@...ex.cz,
        alsa-devel@...a-project.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Jerome Brunet <jbrunet@...libre.com>
Subject: Re: [alsa-devel] [RFC] ASoC: soc-pcm: crash in snd_soc_dapm_new_dai

On Mon, Feb 17, 2020 at 06:12:53PM +0100, Stephan Gerhold wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 17, 2020 at 03:43:01PM +0000, Mark Brown wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 17, 2020 at 03:41:20PM +0100, Stephan Gerhold wrote:
> > 
> > > I'm a bit confused about this patch, isn't SNDRV_PCM_STREAM_PLAYBACK
> > > used for both cpu_dai and codec_dai in the playback case?
> > 
> > It is in the normal case, but with a CODEC<->CODEC link (which was what
> > this was targeting) we need to bodge things by swapping playback and
> > capture on one end of the link.
> 
> I see. Looking at the code again I'm guessing the cause of the crash
> "fixed" by this patch is commit a342031cdd08 ("ASoC: create pcm for
> codec2codec links as well") where the codec2codec case was sort of
> patched in. This is what we had before this patch:
> 
> 		/* Adapt stream for codec2codec links */
> 		struct snd_soc_pcm_stream *cpu_capture = rtd->dai_link->params ?
> 			&cpu_dai->driver->playback : &cpu_dai->driver->capture;
> 		struct snd_soc_pcm_stream *cpu_playback = rtd->dai_link->params ?
> 			&cpu_dai->driver->capture : &cpu_dai->driver->playback;
> 
> This does the swapping you mentioned, so I guess rtd->dai_link->params
> is only set for the codec2codec case?
> 
> 		for_each_rtd_codec_dai(rtd, i, codec_dai) {
> 			if (snd_soc_dai_stream_valid(codec_dai, SNDRV_PCM_STREAM_PLAYBACK) &&
> 			    snd_soc_dai_stream_valid(cpu_dai,   SNDRV_PCM_STREAM_PLAYBACK))
> 				playback = 1;
> 			if (snd_soc_dai_stream_valid(codec_dai, SNDRV_PCM_STREAM_CAPTURE) &&
> 			    snd_soc_dai_stream_valid(cpu_dai,   SNDRV_PCM_STREAM_CAPTURE))
> 				capture = 1;
> 		}
> 
> 		capture = capture && cpu_capture->channels_min;
> 		playback = playback && cpu_playback->channels_min;
> 
> And this does a part of the check in snd_soc_dai_stream_valid(),
> but without the NULL check of cpu_capture/cpu_playback.
> (Maybe that is the cause of the crash.)

Uh, no, I am completely wrong here. :)
cpu_capture/cpu_playback cannot actually be NULL...
I should have looked more carefully at snd_soc_dai_stream_valid()...

But I still wonder if the approach below would be easier?

> 
> From my limited understanding, I would say that a much simpler way to
> implement this would be:
> 
> 	/* Adapt stream for codec2codec links */
> 	int cpu_capture = rtd->dai_link->params ?
> 		SNDRV_PCM_STREAM_PLAYBACK : SNDRV_PCM_STREAM_CAPTURE;
> 	int cpu_playback = rtd->dai_link->params ?
> 		SNDRV_PCM_STREAM_CAPTURE : SNDRV_PCM_STREAM_PLAYBACK;
> 
> 	for_each_rtd_codec_dai(rtd, i, codec_dai) {
> 		if (snd_soc_dai_stream_valid(codec_dai, SNDRV_PCM_STREAM_PLAYBACK) &&
> 		    snd_soc_dai_stream_valid(cpu_dai,   cpu_playback))
> 			playback = 1;
> 		if (snd_soc_dai_stream_valid(codec_dai, SNDRV_PCM_STREAM_CAPTURE) &&
> 		    snd_soc_dai_stream_valid(cpu_dai,   cpu_capture))
> 			capture = 1;
> 	}
> 
> since snd_soc_dai_stream_valid() does both the NULL-check and the 
> "channels_min" check.
> 
> But I'm really not familar with the codec2codec case and am unable to
> test it :) What do you think?
> 
> Thanks,
> Stephan

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