Re: Shouldn't kernel-image-2.6.x-y-z depend on alsa-base ?
On Thu, 10 Mar 2005 22:00:15 +0100, Thomas Hood wrote:
> Here is another idea. We create a new binary package
> "sound-system-chooser" which contains blacklists for both OSS and ALSA and
> provides a debconf interface that the administrator can use to disable
> either or both of the sound systems. Blacklists would be removed from
> alsa-base. k-i 2.6 and alsa-base would both Depend on
> sound-system-chooser. This would solve another problem with the current
> alsa-base, viz., that removing it isn't enough to enable OSS again --
> alsa-base has to be purged in order to remove the hotplug blacklist file
> that it contains. sound-system-chooser could be generated from
> the alsa-driver source package.
I have implemented this in alsa-driver, calling the new binary package
'sound-base'. One runs "dpkg-reconfigure sound-base" to change sound
Josselin Mouette (and any other interested parties): Please test!