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Re: F11: OSS and pulseaudio conflict



Bastien Nocera (bnocera redhat com) said: 
> > http://lwn.net/Articles/308445/
> > CUSE: Character devices in user space
> > 
> > The first cuse driver is an OSS proxy to pulseaudio, that provides 
> > /dev/dsp, /dev/adsp and /dev/mixer.  The article describes it as likely 
> > to be merged in the upstream 2.6.29 kernel.  Let us help this become 
> > stable so we can count on it for F11.
> > 
> > Assuming cuse OSS proxy is ready for F11, and it works reasonably well 
> > as a complete replacement for ALSA's OSS compat layer, we would do the 
> > following:
> <snip>
> 
> I don't see this happening for F11, so I'll comment on the fallback
> strategy.

FYI, one thing pointed out elsewhere about this strategy is that any
remaining OSS apps that use mmap() likely won't work with CUSE. Of
course, they wouldn't work with padsp either.

Bill


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