The sound feature pull request for the Linux 3.10 kernel is mostly like what was outlined in an earlier Phoronix article. Key changes include:
- Compression offload support for audio capture.
- Various HD audio improvements including codec delay support, improvements to the generic parser, Intel Haswell HDMI workarounds, and ALC268 codec support.
- USB audio regression fixes and new quriks.
- Numerous ASoC improvements including performance optimizations and new codec drivers.
A more exhaustive list of the Linux 3.10 sound changes can be found with this Git branch merge.