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Date:   Fri, 12 Jun 2020 09:56:09 -0500
From:   Pierre-Louis Bossart <>
To:     Mark Brown <>
Cc:     John Stultz <>, Takashi Iwai <>,
        Liam Girdwood <>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
        Bard Liao <>,
        Guennadi Liakhovetski <>,
        Srini Kandagatla <>,
        Vinod Koul <>,
        Amit Pundir <>
Subject: Re: [GIT PULL] sound fixes for 5.8-rc1

On 6/12/20 9:46 AM, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 12, 2020 at 08:54:11AM -0500, Pierre-Louis Bossart wrote:
>> I think that those configuration errors are the problem and should be fixed
>> as a prerequisite to the removal of the duplication between
>> dpcm_playback/dpcm_capture/playback_only/capture_only. it may be painful and
>> generate noise for a while, but if we only throw a warning what are the odds
>> all those configuration errors will eventually be fixed?
> Yeah, I'm kind of pessimistic about the likelyhood of people paying
> attention to warnings.
>> If we need more time for validation on all platforms, then maybe we can
>> first relax the check for 5.8-rc1 as suggested by John, but re-add the
>> -EINVAL on -next to give a target of 5.9 with all configurations fixed?
> I can't help feeling that it'd be postponing the inevitable, but perhaps
> I'm being overly pessimistic here.  The change did obviously go in quite
> late though so it's not the worst idea if you want to send the patch?

I see patches from Srinivas to fix the issue reported by John, so maybe 
apply those patches first and if we see another issue on another 
platform we relax the check?

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