[alsa-devel] GPL/LGPL licensing of the Alsa library

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Mon Mar 28 13:29:15 CEST 2011

At Mon, 28 Mar 2011 12:19:55 +0300,
Ossi Niiranen wrote:
> Thank you Clemens and Jaroslav. 
> I'll compare this file list to ours and let you know if there are differences. 
> One question though. Can you point me to any documentation on
> aserver so I could understand a bit better what it does? Googling
> revealed rather simple descriptions in the form of "aserver is
> contained in the ALSA library" and "aserver provides the ALSA
> library". 

It's a daemon program to serve the multiple streaming using alsa-lib
PCM shm plugin.  This is a legacy technology, and mostly you can
ignore it but just for fun.


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