[PATCH 1/3] wineoss.drv: Attempt to verify that the system is actually running OSS

Alexandre Julliard julliard at winehq.org
Mon Jul 25 14:54:24 CDT 2011

Andrew Eikum <aeikum at codeweavers.com> writes:

> Mm, don't see much of a difference between this and an ordered list in
> the code like we are using now. This also doesn't solve the original
> problem of a broken OSS continuing to fail to load even if the user
> explicitly requests OSS in the registry.

The difference is that the priority would be determined dynamically, so
the OSS driver would return a low priority if it detects ALSA emulation.

>> We also probably need a way to have only mmdevapi handle loading so that
>> winmm doesn't need to duplicate the search strategy. Though the mmdevapi
>> side will need to be fixed to support the correct registry syntax.
> Yes, that would be nice. What do you mean "correct registry syntax"?
> Do you mean listing multiple drivers? I don't see any reason to
> support that.

Yes, multiple drivers. That's necessary to make configurations portable.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at winehq.org

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