Subject: Re: dev/audiobell.c proposal
To: Perry E. Metzger <email@example.com>
From: Daniel Carosone <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/12/2004 09:20:28
On Sun, Jan 11, 2004 at 12:42:33PM -0500, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> Daniel Carosone <email@example.com> writes:
> > Right now, audio is a symlink to audio0
> > If instead, audio was a device that walked the list of available
> > audioN devices until it found one that wasn't already open, then most
> > apps - and their view of device close semantics - would just continue
> > to work.
> Er, this would cause trouble. I have a machine with multiple sound
> cards used for different purposes. I don't want apps randomly picking
> one of them to play out of.
Right, so you configure those applications to explicitly open audio0,
audio1, etc - just as you must do now.