[LAD] alsa card order

Fons Adriaensen fons at kokkinizita.net
Wed Apr 29 09:09:19 UTC 2009

On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 01:34:52AM +0200, Lennart Poettering wrote:

> Doing these things with indexes is just broken. It's like network
> interfaces. Everybody learned to use names for them instead of the
> low-level ifindex. Now it's time people learn the same for audio
> devices.

Indices reflect an order which names do not,
and this order may matter. What if you have
two or more identical cards ?
> > 1. I *want* stable indices, and
> Why? 

How do you start jackd on an alsa hw device without
knowing the index (in a non-interactive way, e.g.
from a script) ?



Io lo dico sempre: l'Italia è troppo stretta e lunga.

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