[alsa-devel] caiaq driver: audio 4 dj and jackd

Gabriel M. Beddingfield gabrbedd at gmail.com
Tue Dec 10 03:27:08 CET 2013

Hi Daniel,

On 12/04/2013 08:11 PM, Gabriel M. Beddingfield wrote:
> On 12/02/2013 08:00 AM, Daniel Mack wrote:
> Suppose a 2nd PCM device is added that would allow 1-4 channel
> playback/capture (call it "Multichannel Audio" or something).  This pcm1
> would be mutually exclusive with pcm0 (I.e. while one is open you can't
> use the other).
> Existing applications using hw:n,0,0 and hw:n,0,1 see the exact same
> interface/behavior.  The only failure mode is if the multichannel PCM is
> in use.
> Applications using multichannel work-flows would use hw:n,1.
> While it's not a "just works" solution -- directing users to hw:n,1 is a
> whole lot better than teaching them how to set up a multi plugin.

I'm considering buying one of these Audio 4 DJ devices to make this 
change.  Would you be willing to take a change like this?


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