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SubjectRe: [linux-pm] [RFC] userland swsusp
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On Thu, 2005-11-17 at 13:06 -0800, Chris Wright wrote:
> * Lee Revell (rlrevell@joe-job.com) wrote:
> > On Thu, 2005-11-17 at 15:37 -0500, Dave Jones wrote:
> > > (Although every release we seem to trade one set of
> > > working sound drivers for a new set of broken ones).
> >
> > Because the ALSA project does not have access to the wide variety of
> > hardware required to regression test every sound driver change. People
> > like Red Hat and OSDL do, but they don't help. I always figured that
> > this was because those entities consider audio support a low priority.
>
> Haven't seen these heaps of audio hardware yet. It's not an audio only
> issue, it's pervasive across many device classes. And hardware alone is
> not quite sufficient. Need ability to automate testing as well.
>

OK I should not single out Red Hat or OSDL, it just seems like we get a
lot more general gripes about ALSA regressions than we see good bug
reports. All I am saying is that maybe someone from a distro with
access to bug reports from a huge user base has some ideas for how we
could better deal with these regressions. The ALSA project does not get
many good bug reports because we are farther from the users.

Lee

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