winmm: Add support for "open new" commands.

Eric Pouech eric.pouech at
Sun Jun 11 13:57:33 CDT 2006

Peter Åstrand wrote:

> On Sat, 10 Jun 2006, Eric Pouech wrote:
>>> ChangeLog:
>>>     winmm: Add support for "open new" commands.
>> looks globally good, except that you don't enforce that you got a 
>> correct device name ie I'm not sure that 'open new type waveaudio' 
>> works (without the alias)
> I'm not sure I understand what you mean, how is the alias related to 
> the verification of a correct device name?

it's not. but I don't think a command like 'open new type waveaudio' 
shall work (as the name of the MCI device would be new in that case, 
which is a reserved keyword). In other words, I think that 'open new' 
should fail if no alias is given.

> Perhaps the patch can be applied with a FIXME for the case you are 
> talking about, since we would then at least have partial support for 
> "open new"?

that shouldn't be too hard to add.

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