[alsa-devel] dmix in a forked process

Bankim Bhavsar bankim.bhavsar at gmail.com
Sun Aug 3 22:47:34 CEST 2008

On Sun, Aug 3, 2008 at 11:38 AM, Jaroslav Kysela <perex at perex.cz> wrote:
> On Sat, 2 Aug 2008, Bankim Bhavsar wrote:
>> I'm currently porting the sound code of our app from OSS to ALSA but
>> this problem is preventing me from doing so.
>> Is there any way to get around this problem?
> What's your problem with fork()?

If our app is the first to start dmix then a copy of the process (app)
will remain till
the last application closes the share device.

So our problem is not fork but fork without *exec*.


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