[Ffmpeg-devel] alsa input / output

Måns Rullgård mans
Tue Mar 20 21:38:51 CET 2007

Rich Felker <dalias at aerifal.cx> writes:

> On Tue, Mar 20, 2007 at 06:16:10PM +0100, Clemens Ladisch wrote:
>> Luca Abeni wrote:
>> > The code currently uses alsalib, because I did not find any 
>> > documentation about how to directly access raw alsa devices.
>> That interface is undocumented, and you'd lose all userspace plugins.
> Which just shows how horribly misdesigned ALSA is...

Uh, what's so horrible about having a library for doing things that
should not be done in kernel space?  Would you rather have each and
every app replicate that functionality?

M?ns Rullg?rd
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