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Re: removing esd - seems possible now?



tor, 21.04.2005 kl. 19.18 skrev Pete Zaitcev:
> On Fri, 22 Apr 2005 00:10:23 +1200, David Mohring <heretic ihug co nz> wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, 2005-04-21 at 13:39 +0300, Marius Andreiana wrote:
> > > Looks like infrastructure for removing esd is in place.
> > > The following prevent it:
> > 
> > The esound demon ESD, clunky as it, is still currently the best way to
> > serve sound to remote X11/LTSP terminals. [...]
> 
> This should not prevent us from removing dependencies on ESD, so that
> we do not have to have it installed unconditionally. The vast majority of
> users do not need it. Currently, gnome-libs and libgnomeui depend on esound.
> David wants to remove it completely, which may be extreme.
> 
> -- Pete

What about making some (new?) protocol for sound-over-network -
something that *just is there* when you connect over XDMCP? Maybe
something hooked into ALSA just to make it more complicated - like a
"viritual soundcard device"?


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