[alsa-devel] Interleaving and Deinterleaving support

Clemens Ladisch clemens at ladisch.de
Thu Apr 2 17:33:30 CEST 2009

Singaravelan Nallasellan wrote:
> Does alsa core in the kernel support interleaving and deinterleaving?

No, but the alsa-lib plugins can do this.

> if the driver receives a deinterleaved stream and wants to interleave
> for the sound card, should the driver perform the conversion?

No, the driver should just set the bit that indicates that the hardware
supports interleaved data; the data will then be automatically
converted by alsa-lib.


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