[alsa-devel] Jack event API - decision needed

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Mon Jun 20 19:12:21 CEST 2011

At Mon, 20 Jun 2011 18:07:40 +0100,
Mark Brown wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 03:37:25PM +0200, David Henningsson wrote:
> > I'm still new in the community in that sense that I'm not sure how
> > decisions are made. But I could use the outcome of such a decision.
> So, I'm still not 100% sure what the actual technical issue is here?  

The device permissions.  They are set inaccessible from the normal
desktop user as default.

> > For options 2a) and 2b) I guess the existing /dev/input thing should
> > be deprecated and/or removed. So part of decision should maybe be
> > based on information about how widespread the usage of these devices
> > are currently...?
> There's a reasonable amount of usage in the embedded space.

Do they use udev?  And don't they need to tweak the device permissions
of these input-jack devices on the fly per user?



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