Concerning the separate OpenAL32.dll thunk patch and OpenAL winmm driver patch

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Mon Dec 11 08:42:44 CST 2006

Eric Pouech <eric.pouech at> writes:

> Alexandre Julliard a écrit :
>> Exactly, we already have 8 sound drivers, and not a single one
>> actually works properly, so I'm pretty reluctant to add yet another
>> copy of the same broken code.
> which code are you referring to ?
> the dsound driver stuff or the winmm driver stuff ?
> to my knowledge mostly the first one is to blame

Probably both, I don't know where the specific bugs are, and that's
exactly the problem. When sound doesn't work, instead of chasing down
the bug and fixing it, people just go out and write a new driver,
which of course only makes the problem worse.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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