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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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