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Re: hurd/sound translator

On Fri, Apr 11, 2003 at 07:25:33PM -0400, B. Douglas Hilton wrote:
> Any thoughts as to how sound is going to be handled?
> It would be nice to at least have a dummy oss sound
> driver to build sound apps against, maybe it could
> beep occasionally or blink an LED or something :-)

Well, there is the OSS API, which uses ioctls and possibly needs some
support in glibc to fly (because of the ioctl madness).  Then there is ALSA,
which has a user space API and thus could be implemented more directly with

Then you need hardware drivers, too, of course.


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