[alsa-devel] underruns and strange code in pcm_rate.c (and patch)

Stas Sergeev stsp at aknet.ru
Tue Nov 6 18:14:26 CET 2007


James Courtier-Dutton wrote:
> Are any steps being taken to change the design so that sample rate
> conversion works better?
Yes, you've seen it, its in my patch. :)
Seriously though, I think that attitude
is unfair. I dare to claim that it was
not some random hack that just happened
to work. But rather a correct and reliable

> 2) allow the user application to use different buffer/period sizes than
> the hardware itself.
That's what the rate plugin already
allows, it seems.

> 3) Try to encourage applications not to use the pcm_rate plugin at
> all!!!  Instead force each application to do its own sample rate
> conversion to match what the hardware can do.
The applications have nothing to do
with that plugin I think - it all in
an alsa config.

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