Fate of PulseAudio in WINE
shacklein at gmail.com
Tue Jun 16 22:42:06 CDT 2009
2009/6/17 Arthur Taylor <theycallhimart at gmail.com>:
> As a curious aside, would it be possible write an OpenAl dll that
> backended to the native OpenAl library similarly to the way OpenGl is
> handled? Would this not mean that if the native platform supported
> hardware accelerated OpenAl that the benefits would be reaped by
> OpenAl using windows programs, and further more if such was possible,
> would it not be possible to implement DSound on top of OpenAl in wine
> the same way Alchemy can in windows?
This has been discussed somewhere before, and from memory the answer
is no. It's not just a simple matter of translating the calls, but the
calling conventions are quite different, and iirc there are memory
management issues too.
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