[Ekiga-list] call recording / ekiga too tightly on ALSA?

Damien Sandras dsandras at seconix.com
Thu Sep 14 09:53:26 UTC 2006

Le mercredi 13 septembre 2006 à 23:21 +0100, Mario Rossi a écrit :
> What about the "file" plugin of ALSA? Supposedly, it would allow you
> to record what you hear, then you can record with "arecord" your voice
> in an other file, provided you are using the dmix plugin.
> There is an example here
> http://linuxgazette.net/128/lg_tips.html#2-cent-tips.4
> In alsa.conf there is another pcm devide called pcm.tee which looks to
> be exactly what it is needed, but i don't really know how to use it.
> I've seen that alsa 1.0.11 has a bug, affecting Ekiga. What exactly is
> affected by this problem?

It crashes Ekiga.
Or better, the sound is choppy.

> I ask it, because it is not too easy to change the alsa library (like
> suggested) in a distribution like Fedora where there are plenty of
> dependencies around. Maybe with the upcoming 2.6.18 (and alsa 1.0.12
> rc something) the problem will be solved with new RPMs.

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