interactive dsound tests fail && winealsa problem

Mike Hearn mike at
Wed Sep 24 10:11:50 CDT 2003

On Wed, 2003-09-24 at 08:26, wine at wrote:
> I was planning to submit it as a separate driver, since its architecture differs
> significantly from the existing one.  The main differences are:  support for
> "hardware" secondary buffers with ALSA, not Wine, doing the mixing; and the use
> of the DMIX plugin, which hopefully will allow it to play friendly with other
> DMIX-aware linux apps (e.g. mplayer, etc.).

Yes, submit! I'd love this, dmix is really the future of Linux audio I
think. One thing I don't understand is why the drive had to be rewritten
to use it, I thought dmix was a userspace plugin to libalsa?

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