[LAD] [libsndfile-users] help with libsndfile/etc

Fred Gleason fredg at paravelsystems.com
Fri Oct 24 13:14:26 UTC 2008

On Friday 24 October 2008 07:34:53 am AlgoMantra wrote:
> I've used dev/dsp to spit sound but people say its deprecated.

Don't be afraid of OSS.  While it's not perfect for every application (*no* 
audio API is), it is still very effective for some.  It has the great benefit 
of simplicity -- open a device, set a couple of ioctls, write data, and 
you're done.  For simple cases, the whole business can be done in a about a 
dozen lines.  See:



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