[linux-audio-dev] OSS will be back

Loki Davison loki.davison at gmail.com
Sat Nov 4 01:56:42 UTC 2006

On 11/4/06, Jens M Andreasen <jens.andreasen at chello.se> wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-11-03 at 18:37 +1100, Loki Davison wrote:
> > I actually meant vs a callback based system. Jack being callback based
> > makes it easier to understand in my mind. I didn't mention named
> > pipes, just the | <> signs. Even without the pipe section i think the
> > comment still stands. As a person new to all 3 i found jack by far the
> > easiest to understand and use.
> >
> You have used shell syntax as a glue between various audio applications?
> Hats off to you then, I would have thought to be unpossible, that gcc
> was a minimum requirement ... at least I am not getting anywhere without
> taking that route, opening an audio device using 'ioctl' ( ... which I
> copy/pasted from another app, not totally unlike how one would copy
> 'simple_jack_client' and fill in the blanks)
> > Loki
> --

cat thing.au > /dev/dsp works on some systems. I'm not saying it makes
total sense though.


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