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Re: micro-HOWTO on loading sound fonts with SB Live!

On Wed, Nov 15, 2000 at 10:30:33AM -0800, Alan W. Irwin wrote:
> On Wed, 15 Nov 2000, Ivan E. Moore II wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 15, 2000 at 08:09:15AM -0800, Alan W. Irwin wrote:
> > > On Wed, 15 Nov 2000, Ivan E. Moore II wrote:
> > > 
> > > > for woody it's in a package called awe-drv.  I'm not sure about potato.
> > > 
> > > I think you partially misunderstood me.  I am suggesting that you put the
> > > micro-HOWTO on the kde_debian web site to help KDE-Debian users use kmid.
> > > Obviously if the latest awe-drv package is on woody that simplifies the
> > > micro-HOWTO for that case.  For my potato case, awe-drv is too old so that
> > > is why I had to download the latest tarball.
> > 
> > I think you misunderstood me. :)
> > 
> > The files you stated needed downloading in that step are in a package 
> > called awe-drv. 
> Please re-read what I have written above.  I have clearly acknowledged what
> you have just re-stated for the woody case so there is no misunderstanding
> on my part.  The potato case is different from the woody case, however.
> Potato awe-drv was so old that it's sxfload doesn't work with SB Live so I
> *had* to download the latest tarball.

I understand.  My whole point originally was to point out to woody users
that the files you refered to *were* in woody.

> All these woody versus potato details are important, but still a minor side
> issue compared to the principal point of putting the correct sound font
> loading information in a micro HOWTO on the kde debian site. Are you willing
> to do that if I write it?  Once you confirm everything on woody, I can
> refine what I have written so far to include that case as well, htmlize it,
> and send it to you, but I am not going to do that work without some positive
> indication from you that you think it would be a worthwhile addition to your
> site.

I plan on putting this information up on the web site.  I'm having issues
with alsa currently on my box and need a bit of time to work on it when I'm
able to reboot. (these qt builds take too much time)


Ivan E. Moore II
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