Subject: Re: skype is really stale
To: clayton <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 08/21/2007 10:28:07
On Tue, Aug 21, 2007 at 03:52:07PM +0800, clayton wrote:
> I did figure out how to get sound from the headphones with the
> audioplay utility, so I don't think there is a problem on the NetBSD
> driver side. However, Skype sound options only ever showed me
> "/dev/dsp", ie. there was no additional option for when the headphones
> were plugged in, and there was no way to choose between the internal
> sound card and the headphones from within skype. On the Linux side,
> using recent versions of Skype, one can choose between various sound
> cards.

NetBSD doesn't have /dev/dsp.  You can symlink it to any /dev/sound* device.
(linux emulation will check for /emul/linux/dev/dsp and /dev/dsp, in that