Removal of unused audio drivers
scott at open-vote.org
Thu Apr 19 21:10:04 CDT 2007
On Thu, 2007-04-12 at 14:41 +0200, Maarten Lankhorst wrote:
> Christoph Frick schreef:
> > why do you compile the drivers in - or why do have the files around for
> > them? my audio dialog just shows oss and alsa; the others get dropped at
> > compile time. also there might be other platforms that have to use those
> > audio drivers - why drop something that works?
> I was just proposing to remove it to see how many people would really
> need it. If it's used it won't be removed, if nobody objects it means
> it's just a choice too many.
> >From what I can tell there are thus still some people using esound, so
> I guess it's safe to keep it.
On this note, they only seem to be using it because the ALSA driver is
broken. See this thread, where I accidentally removed esound from Wine
0.9.35 by (again) missing a build dependency:
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