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Re: No sound with latest firefox under current

On Tuesday 20 Dec 2016 21:40:10 Ian D. Leroux wrote:
> 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
> NetBSD?
> -- IDL

I assumed the same as Ian, that having both options it would fall back to oss. 
I am now rebuilding with -alsa.

Thanks for the solution!


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