[Gajim-devel] Fallback to OSS when no soundplayer found

Zhihao Yuan lichray at gmail.com
Tue Apr 12 10:40:24 CEST 2011

On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 3:33 AM, Jonathan Schleifer
<js-gajim at webkeks.org> wrote:
> Am 11.04.2011 um 22:38 schrieb Zhihao Yuan:
>> In practical, for the short sounds, it's hard to distinguish mixed
>> sound and non-mixed sound. And, the thing is, it's a fallback solution
>> -- if it works perfectly on all POSIX-like boxes, we don't need
>> external soundplayer then.
> What happens if your device is blocked and it tries to play a sound? For example, you are listening to music and your device is blocked (happens on OpenBSD and NetBSD).
> Also, there should be a way to disable this fallback. Maybe you don't want something accessing your soundcard directly since it then might be unavailable when you need it.

This is only on when there is no soundplayer (e.g., aplay, ossplay,
esdplay...) found by gajim. Whenever you have one of them, my patch
won't be executed.

> --
> Jonathan

Zhihao Yuan
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