Re: Considerations for 'xmms' removal from Debian
William Pitcock a écrit :
> Julien BLACHE <jblache <at> debian.org> writes:
>> I think you need at least an Intel HDA card to reproduce that problem,
>> as it's probably the driver that presents something weird to the
>> lib. Might even need a MacBook with the same setup :|
>> I'll see on another machine if the ALSA plugin behaves better.
> Yes, we have received reports about problems with the intel HDA driver in ALSA
> and audacious. I think it's because per Takashi Iwai, we removed the "mmap mode"
> from our plugin, but as I do not use ALSA anymore I can't honestly say what the
> problem is, as I do not know for certain.
Not reproductible on my recent Apple iMac :
│ Card: HDA Intel
│ Chip: SigmaTel STAC9221 A1
>> Still using OSS ? :)
> If by OSS you mean that crappy OSS/Free, then no.
> I use the recently open sourced OSS4, created by the guys who ironically
> sponsored XMMS development. The reason being is that ALSA has never really
> worked well for my hardware (in any application, including XMMS), and OSS4
> supports my current hardware while ALSA's support is still unimplemented
> (Soundblaster XFi).
> If you're having issues with ALSA, I strongly recommend giving OSS4 a go, it
> works very well (although some people with political interests over technical
> ones are probably likely to disagree).
> You can find out more information at http://developer.opensound.com if you're
> interested in it.
>> I'll try to take a closer look at the problem if I can find some time
>> to do so.
> Ok, I'm sure they would indeed be happy to look into your problem. Reviewing IRC
> logs it looks like at least Chainsaw is interested in it.
>> Can't be worse than -devel ;)
> If you say so. Well, actually, it's very similar. Probably because everyone
> feels that they are doing what is best for Audacious, even if it's perhaps not.