[linux-audio-dev] alsa mixing

Milan Mimica milan.mimica at gmail.com
Wed Jan 10 12:06:44 UTC 2007

Patrick Shirkey wrote:
> Surely this is a task that is up to the app to handle?

That doesn't answer my question. What about unused fancy hardware? ALSA 
obviously has the code ('route', 'dmix' and 'plug' plug-ins), it just 
doesn't provide the API (or I can't find it).

> You would have to provide a function to move the mono signal across the 
> channel array accounting for volume. It would not be too difficult once 
> the base code for the channel handling was in place.

We do have a software mixer already.

Milan Mimica

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