Native NetBSD audio driver

Joerg Mayer jmayer at
Mon Feb 23 18:32:37 CST 2004

On Mon, Feb 23, 2004 at 06:50:33PM -0500, Dimitrie O. Paun wrote:
> I think quite the opposite is true: having an almost identical
> driver in the tree simply obscures the matter more. The two will
> diverge in time, and the NetBSD one will slowly bitrot. Now that
> the two are the closest it's the time to document the differences
> and integrate them in the OSS driver. 

I think that the future of Linux sound will be more with alsa than
with oss. AFAIK, alsa does not exist with xxxBSD, so in my opinion,
using and supporting the respective interfaces instead of oss makes
more sense.


Joerg Mayer                                           <jmayer at>
We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that
works. Some say that should read Microsoft instead of technology.

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