[alsa-devel] Master vs. Front/Rear/LFE/... elements

Mark Brown broonie at sirena.org.uk
Thu May 7 12:09:16 CEST 2009

On Thu, May 07, 2009 at 10:49:22AM +0200, Takashi Iwai wrote:

> IMO, the best would be a total rewrite of the current mixer API, as I
> mentioned some times.  Right now it's more complicated than needed,
> but not powerful enough to handle exceptional cases.

Indeed - for example, something that allowed audio routing to be
expressed in the mixing API would be a very big win for embedded systems

> I know designing a generic and fully-working API is pretty difficult,
> though...

Certainly non-trivial :)

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