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Re: Pulseaudio(?) vs. Flash vs. Amarok



On Mon, 2008-12-15 at 04:53 -0500, Matthew Flaschen wrote:
> Yes, but isn't PulseAudio also supposed to provide fake device files so
> programs that do this can't actually get exclusive control and instead
> use PulseAudio (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PulseAudio)?

That won't help if something else grabs the hardware directly.  There's
still several different ways that the sound hardware can be accessed.
>From what I've seen (trying out different audio software), there's fakes
for alsa, but things that access OSS seem to directly use it, if I've
remembered the right ones.

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