Re: esound [was: Re: Non-related 'Recommends' dependencies - bug or not?]
On Tue, 17 Jun 2008 17:44:23 +0200, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Last time I checked, libesd-alsa0 was still completely unusable (well,
> except for some weird kind of sound-based torture).
I regularly help users to find out why their sound has stopped working,
and the cause is usually due to libesd0's esd holding the sound card
open. Replacing libesd0 with libesd-alsa0 and killing esd makes
everything work again.
libesd-alsa0 works perfectly for me and I wish we installed it by
default. We would then be able to enable the 'enable software sound
mixing (ESD)' setting by default so that event sounds in apps like gossip
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