[alsa-devel] Pls don't require exclusive Alsa audio device access, use snd_pcm_dmix_open ()

Jaroslav Kysela perex at perex.cz
Wed Nov 28 10:17:09 CET 2007

On Wed, 28 Nov 2007, thomas schorpp wrote:

> > +    if (_snd_pcm_dmix_open (&os_handle, real_device_name, snd_config_t* 
> > root, snd_config_t* sconf, stream, SND_PCM_NONBLOCK) < 0) {

Uff. It's really wrong. What you're trying to do? Simply use 'default' 
device name for snd_pcm_open() which should have defined dmix access if 
required. And don't forget to allow specify (force) ALSA device name to 
users if someone wants a special setup.


Jaroslav Kysela <perex at perex.cz>
Linux Kernel Sound Maintainer
ALSA Project

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