[alsa-devel] [PATCH] hdspm: native float

Mark Brown broonie at sirena.org.uk
Thu Apr 16 14:41:59 CEST 2009

On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 02:12:21PM +0200, Florian Faber wrote:

> > > It is a global change. The only use case is for jack, and jack doesn't
> > > use different formats for input/output.
> > "Using aplay + arecord" is a second use case.  :-)

> And they would willingly choose different formats?

A moderately common case is recording voice quality audio (at 8kHz or
so) and playing back higher quality audio.

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