Subject: Re: Idea for SoC: emulation of ALSA
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
From: Jared D. McNeill <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/29/2006 10:22:03
On 29-Apr-06, at 8:40 AM, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:

> On 4/29/06, Klaus Heinz <> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> the other day I was reminded that more and more software wants or  
>> needs
>> ALSA, the Advanced Linux Sounc Architecture.
>> I remember some discussions on tech-kern (2002-03 / 2005-02  
>> according to
>> about an ALSA-compatibility layer for  
>> NetBSD but
>> I do not know whether anything came out of this.
> And what about video4linux?  I guess this is much more difficult,  
> but I do not
> really know and it can be added to the list anyway.

I've actually looked at both in the past. Video4Linux is *much*  
easier than ALSA I would say. Especially if you focus on v4l2, it is  
very well documented.

I'd be willing to mentor either an ALSA or v4l SoC project.