[winecfg] Audio device selection

Paul van Schayck polleke at gmail.com
Tue Mar 8 15:03:23 CST 2005

On 07 Mar 2005 16:16:25 +0100, Alexandre Julliard <julliard at winehq.org> wrote:
> Paul van Schayck <polleke at gmail.com> writes:
> > This is a resend. Patch was rejected probably because we don't want
> > this kind of settings in winecfg. Let me explain myself closer.
> > The patch allows the alsa audio device to be changed from audio tab.
> > It will just use default otherwise. Which is just fine for most users.
> The main problem is that this option is completely obscure; what are
> you supposed to enter in there?  It should be a drop down listing
> possible devices.

ALSA formed device names like 'plug:dmix' or 'hw:1,1'. Agreed, obscure.

I've tried getting the device name with DRV_QUERYDEVICEINTERFACE. That
works. I will get things like "wineoss: duplex" returned (with wine
set to alsa).
Robert are you referring to this?


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