[Wine] Re: Audacity in wine does not find "default" sound sys

dimesio wineforum-user at winehq.org
Sat Aug 6 07:44:31 CDT 2011

Susan Cragin wrote:
> When I run Audacity for Windows (the 1.13 beta) under wine, the "default" sound system does not work. 
> I have to select "MIME" and "Wine Sound Mapper."
> Wine Sound Mapper does work, but isn't wine supposed to use the "default" sound system as primary, and if that has changed, how come winecfg can't find the "wine sound mapper" sound system?
> Also, I understand wine has been making major (good) changes to the sound system. Am I the only one with sound issues, and if so, what am I doing wrong?
> I have pulseaudio disabled, and have my default sound card correctly identified in asoundrc.

I'm not sure, but I think Audacity normally wants to control the sound hardware directly, and the "Wine Sound Mapper" choice makes it go through whatever driver is selected in winecfg. 

Other people have had sound issues. As changes are implemented, some things break along the way.

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