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Re: audio problem with coolmail

On Mon, 2015-12-14 at 11:56 +0100, Pierre Frenkiel wrote:
> hi,
> I'm using coolmail for mail notifications.
> It works almost correctlty, apart that I have the following error
> message for the sound:
>     Coolmail: Error writing to /dev/audio
> I am in the audio group, and anyway I have the same error
> when running coolmail as root.
> There was a time when it worked, but I'm not aware of any change that
> can explain
> what happens now.
> There is no audio problem with all other programs.

If it's using /dev/audio it's an old OSS program, so presumably you are
using some wrapper like aoss or padsp to use it? Maybe something
changed or broke there?

This might be a case where reading the source for the program will give
you more clues. 

Sven Arvidsson

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