[alsa-devel] Problems with safe API and snd-cs46xx

Lennart Poettering mznyfn at 0pointer.de
Wed Sep 9 16:07:35 CEST 2009

On Wed, 09.09.09 14:35, Takashi Iwai (tiwai at suse.de) wrote:

> > I can confirm now that Audacious does indeed play correctly where it
> > didn't before. However, using mplayer with the "-ao openal" switch
> > still doesn't play correctly - in fact, it sounds the same as before -
> > so it looks like OpenAL is actually doing things slightly differently
> > than I thought. :/
> Yes, likely.  The app like openal is usually more sensible regarding
> latency, so "safe API" described there wasn't appropriate at all.

Hmm, so are you suggesting I should change that little text about the
safe API subset I wrote?

So, users should always set first the buffer size, followed by the
period size, is that correct?  And if that fails, try the other way
round, and if that fails set buffer size only? And if that fails set


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