[Wine] Re: crash: can't start 3d app =((

vitamin wineforum-user at winehq.org
Tue Apr 7 16:46:02 CDT 2009

austin987 wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 7, 2009 at 1:34 PM, James Mckenzie
> <jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net> wrote:
> > Maybe it is time to revive the request to build support into Wine for this ugly monster. (I know what vitamin's response will be, we don't need to revisit that conversation, this is just an idea, not a demand.)
> > 
> The problem is that Pulseaudio should be backwards compatible with
> Alsa/etc. Esound/Alsa/Jack/etc., which Wine has support for, were all
> considered the 'perfect audio solution' at one time or another, but
> now, they're considered archaic/inferior. Pulseaudio is likely to have
> the same fate. AJ doesn't want to add _another_ driver, which will
> require more maintenance in the years to come, have more bugs to fix,
> etc. Wine works fine with Alsa, and if Pulseaudio supports Alsa, it
> should work fine. If not, fix Pulseaudio.

Yup pretty much. And until this ... thing uses ALSA to talk to sound hardware, Wine (or any other program) should be able too.

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