Re: Polypaudio for Gnome 2.10, the next steps

On Wed, 24 Nov 2004 21:08:28 +0100, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> I'd like to add that ALSA's dmix plugin just forks off its own process
> and does mixing and most work there. This is more or less the same as
> the autospawning feature of esound or polypaudio.

Are you sure? My reading of the code is that the other process is used
purely for synchronisation, and the actual mixing/draining is done by the
playing processes themselves.

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