[alsa-devel] alsa jack plugin

Paul Menzel paulepanter at users.sourceforge.net
Thu Nov 11 23:11:57 CET 2010

Am Mittwoch, den 10.11.2010, 11:18 +0100 schrieb torbenh:
> On Mon, Nov 08, 2010 at 10:26:47AM +0100, torbenh wrote:
> > 
> > the alsa jack plugin has quite some problems:
> > a) does not work correctly with mplayers alsa output. (and quite a few
> >    others)
> > b) it includes the pid in its clientname.
> > c) it requires port connections.
> > d) jack client is deactivated when alsa stream is not active.
> > e) no way to set the jack clientname
> > 
> > the master branch on git://hochstrom.endofinternet.org/alsa-plugins
> > carries fixes for a, b and e.
> > 
> > c and d have their own branches.
> > 
> > i have seen a few problems with making the write end of the fd
> > non-blocking. would it be possible to use eventfd(2) for this ?
> did anybody see this mail ?
> do you prefer patches in a different form ?

Please follow `Documentation/SubmittingPatches` [1]. I was told to
always CC the maintainers (item 7). You should also tag your message in
the subject with `[PATCH]` (item 11). Item 16 talks about sending a pull

> looks like you want git send-email

I guess this way people will be able to review your patches more easily
and give feedback.

> or is there another ML for the plugins ?

I do not think so.

Thank you for your contribution. I hope the developers will be able to
take a look. I also believe that Takashi is on vacation right now and is
going to be for another week [2].



[1] http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/tiwai/sound-2.6.git;a=blob;f=Documentation/SubmittingPatches;h=689e2371095cc5dfea9927120009341f369159aa;hb=HEAD
[2] http://mailman.alsa-project.org/pipermail/alsa-devel/2010-November/033366.html
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