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Re: [Bug-gnubg] Disadvantage of using CoreAudio for sound?

From: Michael Petch
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] Disadvantage of using CoreAudio for sound?
Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2011 16:12:45 -0600
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On 16/08/2011 12:17 PM, Louis Zulli wrote:
> The advantage of using CoreAudio is the ability to build a 64-bit binary. The 
> disadvantage is that sounds are not produced simultaneously with graphics? 
> For example, the sound of the dice precedes the animation of the the dice 
> being rolled in 3D.
I hacked the code together quickly quite some time ago, and really never
paid close enough attention to it. A thread would be needed to put it in
the background. I can code it but it will have to wait a bit.

> By the way, in this snippet from configure.in, isn't there an inconsistency? 
> Doesn't "10.0" correspond to OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard)? Do you want 9.0?
>> dnl If OSX version < 10.5 then try to build with Quicktime
>> dnl otherwise use CoreAudio if it is available
>> if test "x$darwin" = "xyes"; then
>>         needquicktime=no
>>         AS_VERSION_COMPARE("$(uname -r)", "10.0", needquicktime=yes, [], [])

The code is correct the comment (dnl) is wrong. The comment should be
OSX Version <= 10.5. Only Snow Leopard and onward have correct support
for CoreAudio.

Michael Petch 
CApp::Sysware Consulting Ltd. 
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