[alsa-devel] Only one element for multichannel mixer controls please!

Jaroslav Kysela perex at perex.cz
Mon Oct 27 10:20:48 CET 2008

On Mon, 27 Oct 2008, Takashi Iwai wrote:

> IMHO, a big part of the problem is its overly complex layers and

I agree. Some layers should be merged and simplified.

> old-style mixer API (in addition to complete lack of documentation).

I don't understand what you mean old-style API. API inside alsa-lib or 
smixer API for applications? If it's the second case, what you imagine as 
right mixer API for apps?

> The plugin solution doesn't work well because you are tring to graft
> orange and apple.

Please, explain.


Jaroslav Kysela <perex at perex.cz>
Linux Kernel Sound Maintainer
ALSA Project, Red Hat, Inc.

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