[alsa-devel] [PATCH] Add async support to ioplug

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Thu May 22 10:43:25 CEST 2008

Lennart, you don't need lengthy explanation :)  I was already
convinced that async is evil; that's why I didn't implement it in

At Thu, 22 May 2008 00:16:43 +0200,
Lennart Poettering wrote:
> Again, please let's drop async altogether. It's error-prone, easy
> to misuse, and especially Flash 9 (which I assume is the reason you
> came up with the patch) is a prominent misuser of it, so with Flash as
> only reason to do this I think the whole idea is void.

IIRC, the wine code used async, too.  I guess it was already
fixed, though.

It was just a 10 minutes test code, and I'm willing to drop it if
flash9 doesn't work with pulseaudio anyway.



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