Subject: pkg/36098: sox' play command does not work on FreeBSD
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List: pkgsrc-bugs
Date: 03/28/2007 00:55:00
>Number:         36098
>Category:       pkg
>Synopsis:       sox' play command does not work on FreeBSD
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    pkg-manager
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Wed Mar 28 00:55:00 +0000 2007
>Originator:     Lorenz Minder
>Release:        pkgsrc from CVS
FreeBSD lorenzdesktop 6.2-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 6.2-PRERELEASE #5: Sun Dec 17 21:03:46 CET 2006     lorinder@lorenzdesktop:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/MYKERNEL  i386
The play command in sox does not work in FreeBSD; it fails with

   Sorry, there is no default audio device configured

The problem is that OSS support is unconditionally patched out for
some reason in pkgsrc, see patches/patch-aa.

Everything works fine if that patch is unapplied.
Try to play a soundfile on FreeBSD.
Revert patch-aa.