[Ffmpeg-devel] alsa input / output
Sat Mar 24 10:57:33 CET 2007
On Sat, Mar 24, 2007 at 09:58:40AM +0100, Luca Barbato wrote:
> Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
> > ALSA always creates flames because quite a few people feel that
> > suboptimal design choices are made without the people involved
> > recognizing the problems. Which is of course amplified by the fact that
> > nobody here is well-informed about it ;-). Unfortunately it seems to me
> > that all sound interfaces except maybe jack fully succeed in either making
> > simple stuff very difficult (pulseaudio, ALSA) or making advanced stuff
> > impossible (arts, esd) (or in the case of OSS having an outdated and
> > often broken interface/drivers).
> What about having jack support then ? =)
Don't expect too much, but if you send your patch so I can have a look
how to do it from the ffmpeg side I could give it a try, I should still
remember a bit how to use jack from MPlayer.
Btw. is there a ringbuffer implementation in ffmpeg that allows reader
and write to be a different thread (aka. the lock-free
If not, is there any interest in it? MPlayer currently needs it for the
SDL and jack outputs.
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