ALSA [Was: Paris summit]
jeff.waugh at ubuntu.com
Thu Jun 22 02:12:28 BST 2006
<quote who="Lee Revell">
> But I also think OSS is a very rude choice because it blocks all other
> apps from using the soundcard.
Only on hardware that doesn't support multi-write. Additionally, for most
use cases, you can use a software mixing daemon (pulse, esd, jack - not
> They are massively inconveniencing users because they can't be bothered to
> grok ALSA.
It's not just that - they're not prepared to rely on ALSA. See my previous
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