Subject: Re: Audio now supported on Interix
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <email@example.com>
Date: 10/12/2004 10:11:23
Humm... should we add this kind of news to www.pkgsrc.org? I mean, non-trivial
stuff, such as things different than additions/updates of packages.
On Mon, 11 Oct 2004 20:27:47 -0400 (EDT)
Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> If you've beaten your head in after realizing that there is no such beast as
> /dev/audio in Interix....
> I've added support to pkgsrc that enables audio output from Interix apps,
> via a specially configured client/server install of esound. As of today,
> audio/esound will now build and install the client library and tools fine,
> but with an "esd" daemon that doesn't work due to lack of output devices.
> I've added a special package emulators/cygwin_esd (and its dependency
> emulators/cygwin_lib) which will install a stripped-down Cygwin base and
> "esd" daemon. Included in emulators/cygwin_esd is a rc.d script to start up
> (and shut down, if pkgtools/rc.subr is installed) the sound server.
> I haven't yet fixed audio/arts, but I'm working on that now. It will
> require that arts be built and installed under Interix with esound as an
> output device. (Might sound ugly at first, but this is precisely how KDE
> can coexist with GNOME. :)
> Stay tuned; more to come!
> -- Todd Vierling <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Julio M. Merino Vidal <email@example.com>
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