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Re: [task #5485] Design and implement a sound system


From: Esben Stien
Subject: Re: [task #5485] Design and implement a sound system
Date: Sat, 06 May 2006 00:29:53 +0200
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Thomas Schwinge <address@hidden> writes:

> translator to be installed on /dev/snd

This was a bad design decision in the linux kernel, or so I
understand. Treating audio IO through a file descriptor is very
bad. The JACK[1] project use a callback model and is the only working
solution for realtime audio.

[1]http://jackaudio.org

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