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SubjectRe: ac15 and 2.4.5-pre6, pwc format conversion
> > that none of the sound drivers does sample rate conversion although
> > some sound chips are locked at 48kHz only.
> True, but a number of audio tools will break, because they don=B4t supp=

So fix the tools

> if you limit the number of available palettes per driver. Plus, you wil=
> l get
> severe fragmentation of which program works with which driver. Which is
> unacceptable, in my opinion (and certainly NOT the idea behind a common=
> API!)

Fix the tools.

> routines, while (nearly) nothing has been said about other (USB) webcam
> drivers which have conversion routines.

I have those in my firing line too. It has always been the policy that format
conversions go in user space. The kernel is an arbitrator of resources it is
not a shit bucket for solving other peoples incompetence.


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