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Re: No sound with latest firefox under current

On Tue, 20 Dec 2016 21:16:18 +0000 coypu%SDF.ORG@localhost wrote:
> A recent change to firefox is the use of alsa as a
> default option on netbsd.

That was it. I just rebuilt firefox-50.0.2nb3 on NetBSD/amd64-current,
explicitly specifying "-alsa" in PKG_OPTIONS and now HTML5 audio (e.g.
in YouTube videos) works again. (I was already setting "oss" and
"-pulseaudio", which used to be enough). So apparently firefox doesn't
fall back to oss when alsa fails, even if oss support is compiled-in.

My mk.conf now contains
PKG_DEFAULT_OPTIONS= -alsa -arts -dbus -esound -gssapi -lame -nas oss -perl -pulseaudio

Out of curiosity, what's the rationale for including alsa by default on

-- IDL

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