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Re: Release goal: stop using /dev/dsp on Linux

On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 10:39:32AM +0100, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 10:58:22AM +0300, Riku Voipio wrote:

> > While we are at it, we could eliminate some other legacy sound systems.
> > The key goal is to have a more reliably working sound in debian.  When
> > there are less sounds systems to choose from, it is less likely that
> > users try to use the wrong one or applications autochoose the wrong one.

> This sounds like an interesting project but it should be pretty much
> orthogonal to the kernel level interfaces so it seems like it'd be
> better to handle it as a separate release goal (possibly one per thing
> to be removed, even).

Well, at packaging level there is considerable amount of overlap. If
you are going through the trouble of adding --disable-oss configure
flag to debian/rules, you can at the same time add --disable-arts
--disable-nas and --disable-esd.

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