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Re: sound server



John (J5) Palmieri (johnp redhat com) said: 
> I hadn't gotten to the point of looking at the code yet.  I was going to
> make some test packages, see how it worked as an esd replacement and
> then go ahead and start looking at it.  If it is as you say,
> impenetrable spaghetti, then I don't want to gain yet another
> unmaintainable package.  Is it your position that the things that are
> wrong with Polyaudio would be harder to fix than just fixing esd?  Or
> perhaps there are better alternatives around? If we can find a solution
> that is easy to integrate, maintain and audit I am all for that.

Well... direct alsa usage can handle the ESD stuff, as long as you
don't care about network audio (and someone may want to write a shim
esd-like layer for playback.)

How important is network audio, anyway?

Bill


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