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Re: Is OSS only support to be considered a bug?

On Mon, 26 Jun 2006 21:35:19 +0200
Wouter Verhelst <wouter@debian.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 26, 2006 at 09:20:34PM +0200, Preben Randhol wrote:
> > With the 2.6 kernel programs using OSS for sound are not working
> > anymore. Sound that is. One *may* use aoss, but then the user needs
> > to open a terminal and write:
> > 
> > aoss program-name
> > 
> > because launching from the menu it won't work. So I consider aoss
> > only as a temporary dirty hack before alsa takes over completely.
> > 
> > My question is if it is legitimately to open bugs against
> > applications that only support OSS for spund?
> No. There is snd-pcm-oss.ko, which provides working OSS sound, even if
> you don't use aoss. Just make sure to load the proper module.

Yes, but isn't this considered to be a temporary transitional thing? It
isn't loaded by default by the debian kernel image at least.


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