[alsa-devel] snd_ctl_card_info_t type does not resolve on ubuntu 11.10?

Clemens Ladisch clemens at ladisch.de
Tue Nov 15 15:33:56 CET 2011

Borg Onion wrote:
> The type "snd_ctl_card_info_t" doesn't seem to resolve by just
> including <alsa/asoundlib.h>.

This structure is not defined to prevent applications from
depending on its binary layout.

Do it like this:
	snd_ctl_card_info_t *info;

	error = snd_ctl_card_info_malloc(&info);
	snd_ctl_card_info(handle, &info);

or use alloca instead of malloc/free.


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