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    SubjectRe: Is it time for remove (crap) ALSA from kernel tree ?
    On Sun, Jun 24, 2007 at 09:57:24PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
    > > Sory Alan but I don't want philosophical/historical discuss.
    > > Try to answer on question "ALSA or OSS ?" using *only* technical arguments.
    >
    > We dropped OSS for ALSA for technical reasons. Those being that ALSA
    > - has a better audio API

    You mean the undocumented, 100% ioctl one? With one ioctl to write
    interleaved sound, one for non-interleaved sound, in addition to
    setting interleaved or not in the configuration? I should check one
    day which one wins.

    Or the "library"? Don't get me started on this one.


    I take your word about the fact that the kernel side is better. The
    userland side, not so much.

    OG.
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