Re: ALSA patch for 2.5.2pre9 kernel

From: Jaroslav Kysela (
Date: Mon Jan 07 2002 - 12:25:13 EST

On Mon, 7 Jan 2002, Christoph Hellwig wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 07, 2002 at 09:02:39AM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > > linux/sound is silly. It's drivers so put it under linux/drivers/sound.
> >
> > That was my initial reaction too, but Jaroslav clearly wants a
> > higher-level generic hierarchy. Which means that we're not talking about
> > _drivers_ any more, we're talking about something that is much more
> > closely related to a "networking" kind of thing.
> If you look at the code it clearly is driver code.

What is code in linux/sound/core then? This midlevel code is shared
with all drivers and definitely belongs to same place like


Jaroslav Kysela <>
SuSE Linux
ALSA Project

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