RFC: Remove auto-scan of ALSA devices from winealsa.drv

Andrew Eikum aeikum at codeweavers.com
Wed Dec 12 09:30:57 CST 2012

On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 04:23:52PM +0100, Joerg-Cyril.Hoehle at t-systems.com wrote:
> Max TenEyck Woodbury objected:
> >Replacing the ability to use a drop box in the app to select the audio
> >device with a 'regedit' session is not an improvement.
> My proposal intentionaly was silent about GUI changes, but you are right:
> in such a case, winecfg should provide a textedit box for users to enter a
> (or edit the registry's) comma-separated list of ALSA device names.
> I'm not sure if winecfg is currently sufficiently detached from winmm/mmdevapi
> for such editing to take effect immediately. I remember bugs where the
> "Test Sound" button would continue to use the previously selected device.

That stuff requires IMMNotificationClient, which I actually do have an
implementation of, but I'm not quite happy with it yet. I don't think
lacking that interface prevents us from doing this particular
enhancement, though.


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