[alsa-devel] How to cont the sound cards?

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Fri Nov 23 18:19:53 CET 2007

At Mon, 19 Nov 2007 09:12:51 +0200,
Cosmin Humeniuc wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to develop an application using the ALSA library. I read
> in a book about the snd_cards function, but it doesn't seem to be
> defined anywhere. (The book is rather old, though, it talks about the
> 0.5.x series).
> The compiler doesn't complain, but the linker gives me an "undefined
> reference to `snd_cards'" error. I assume this function is deprecated,
> but what can I use instead?

Oh that myth.  I myself already forgot about that function :)

On ALSA 1.x, there is no corresponding function.  You'll need to
loop and check the presence of each card.


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