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

Vitaliy Margolen wine-devel at kievinfo.com
Wed Dec 12 21:07:00 CST 2012

On 12/11/2012 08:46 AM, Henri Verbeet wrote:
> On 11 December 2012 16:05,  <Joerg-Cyril.Hoehle at t-systems.com> wrote:
>> Cost to users:
>> Users with a working ALSA device "default" should experience no
>> drawback, only benefits.  I believe this is the vast majority of users.
>> Users that edit their ~/.asoundrc to define other devices without
>> simultaneously overriding !default will have to additionally edit the
>> Wine registry to name their working ALSA capture and render devices,
>> e.g. "asnoop" and "amix".
> It will also pretty much just remove device selection on setup with
> multiple audio devices, which is actually fairly common these days
> with USB audio devices and HDMI outputs on graphics cards. I think the
> correct approach would to work with upstream ALSA to fix things,
> instead of just removing device enumeration.
Can winecfg use a special interface into winealsa & co to enumerate 
available devices? But change winealsa to use "default" device otherwise?

- Vitaliy

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