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Re: oss-libsalsa package

Arne Babenhauserheide, le Sat 16 May 2009 21:17:18 +0200, a écrit :
> On Saturday, 16. May 2009 15:24:04 Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > libasound-dev/libasound2-dev build-deps are painful. Fortunately, OSS
> > (opensound.com) provides libsalsa, a compatibility layer between OSS
> > and ALSA: it is ABI-compatible with libasound (actually using alsa's
> > headers), and just makes OSS ioctls.  I've prepared a package that
> > builds it, and it seems to make sense to use it:
> Only a quick dumb question: Does that mean, that the Hurd will shortly have 
> sound support for applications using alsa? 
> (I just want to make sure I don't jump to conclusions too early)

It just means that it can shortly have support for applications using
alsa.  For now it still won't have actual sound support, but when it
gets some, applications will start seeing sound cards, be it via OSS or


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