Re: Preloading sound files

On Sun, 14 Feb 1999 13:41:15 -0500, Ian Peters <> wrote:
>I finally added sound support to gnibbles, and it's working great.
>Much easier than that sound driver I first hacked together 2+ years
>But my problem is this - when the game first plays a sample, there's a
>noticable lag while it loads the sample.  After the first time,
>there's no more delay.
>So is it possible to preload the samples to avoid this?  It's not the
>end of the world, but it's annoying.

Since you're already using the gnome_triggers API, I'm not sure what the
problem is... sound-properties does all the loading at session init time
(unless you have a really really ancient gnome-libs). Maybe it's just getting
pulled out of swap or something?

-- Elliot
"In film you will find four basic story lines. Man versus man, man
 versus nature, nature versus nature, and dog versus vampire."
    - Steven Spielberg

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