lkml.org 
[lkml]   [1999]   [Jun]   [8]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
    /
    SubjectRe: Migrating to larger numbers
    Date
    From
    > > This has led to the current mess with your choice of ESD, OSS, and
    > > ALSALIB as the sound API. If applications had used the theoretical
    > > libsound.so from the start, there wouldn't be this problem.
    >
    > I'm not advocating a kernel-based gpm, but it seems to me that the
    > problem you mention with sound is due to the device semantics. The
    > kernel doesn't impose single-open rules. That's a fault of the driver.

    Its nothing to do with open rules (and they do impose single open btw).
    The point is that using a library means you can rip up the underlying code
    freely kernel or otherwise, including changing the kernel API.

    Alan


    -
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to majordomo@vger.rutgers.edu
    Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

    \
     
     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 13:52    [W:0.020 / U:0.036 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site