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

Eliot Blennerhassett linux at audioscience.com
Fri May 8 08:36:02 CEST 2009

Mark Brown wrote:
> 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
> too.
>> I know designing a generic and fully-working API is pretty difficult,
>> though...
> Certainly non-trivial :)

I just dumped my notes here on other systems that have some concept of


Comments welcome

Still very much a work in progress...


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