[linux-audio-dev] alsa mixing

Milan Mimica milan.mimica at gmail.com
Wed Jan 10 13:32:20 UTC 2007

Paul Davis wrote:
> if there *are* multiple h/w PCM voices, then ALSA provides "subdevices"
> which get opened automatically each time you call snd_pcm_open() on a
> given PCM device.

Yes, that's what I meant.

> ALSA is not intended to provide any kind of live, real time signal
> distribution API. this is a completely app-specific domain and it would
> absurd for a generic HAL like ALSA to try to offer it. what you mean by
> "panning" and the control you want is totally different than, say,
> Ardour (http://ardour.org/) requires.

OK. This is the first time I got a straight "no". Well sort a :)


Milan Mimica

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