audio driver autodetection

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Sun Oct 3 22:27:30 CDT 2004

Eric Pouech <pouech-eric at> writes:

>> I don't think we want to add yet another driver just for
>> autodetection. Each driver should simply refuse to load if its
>> hardware isn't present, then winmm can load each of them in turn
>> until one succeeds.
> you must then ensure that the list of drivers from the registry fits
> you desired order (e.g. Alsa before OSS, or ESD...).

Yes exactly, this allows the user to specify which drivers to try and
in what order. That's something we want to support anyway.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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