[linux-audio-dev] OSS will be back (was Re: alsa, oss , efficiency?)

John Rigg ladev at sound-man.co.uk
Tue Nov 7 16:54:07 UTC 2006

On Tue, Nov 07, 2006 at 07:56:52AM -0700, Garett Shulman wrote:
> If you ask me... I would recommend that the alsa team drop all of the 
> ambitions plugin stuff (except sampl rate & bit rate) 

Without `ambitious plugin stuff' like pcm_multi, nobody would be able
to use multiple sound cards with ALSA. The fact that pcm_multi has needed
patching since January 2005 to make it work in duplex mode with jackd
is only a minor inconvenience compared with not having it at all.


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