[pulseaudio-discuss] [PATCH 6/6] Alsa: add card ports and path probe cache

Tanu Kaskinen tanuk at iki.fi
Wed Nov 16 13:27:38 PST 2011

On Tue, 2011-11-15 at 07:40 +0100, David Henningsson wrote:
> On 11/14/2011 09:37 PM, Tanu Kaskinen wrote:
> > Ok. I'd still like to keep the clear phases of configuration parsing
> > (structure creation) and probing (removing unavailable stuff). So what
> > do you think? Your comment didn't really tell me whether you agree or
> > not.
> Well, for me I haven't really seen it as if it were two specific phases 
> like that. So I haven't tried not to mix them.
> I'd personally prefer whatever is fastest (we all strive to get a faster 
> boot!). However I haven't made any specific charts, so I can't tell for 
> sure that it is significant.
> What would the advantage of having "clear phases" be (except possibly a 
> fuzzy feeling)?

Well, hopefully easier to understand code. But actually my mental model
of the old version was wrong anyway - pa_alsa_path_sets were not created
at configuration reading time before either, they were created by the
sinks and sources. I'm fine with your approach.


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