[alsa-devel] how to mandate the use of PCM plugin?

Mark Brown broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Mon Sep 27 02:58:58 CEST 2010

On Sun, Sep 26, 2010 at 07:17:29PM +0400, Stas Sergeev wrote:

> Is it possible to somehow mandate the
> use of a PCM plugin? For example, the
> PC-Speaker.conf defines the use of softvol
> plugin for "default" and "front" devices.
> It is still possible for the software to bypass
> it by the use of "hw", and some software
> does exactly that.
> Is it possible to somehow make some
> plugin a mandatory?

What is the actual problem you are trying to solve here?  It's not
possible to *mandate* anything to all users, if nothing else someone
with administrative access can always rebuild whatever part of the
system is trying to restrict them.

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