Re: Gnome and OSS/Free

In <20010626213444 B11274 aloss ukuu org uk>, on 06/26/01 
   at 09:34 PM, Telsa Gwynne <hobbit aloss ukuu org uk> said:

>On Mon, Jun 25, 2001 at 11:15:11PM -0400 or thereabouts,
>fheitka attglobal net wrote: > In
><993474539 14045 2 camel ben cs hmc edu>, on 06/25/01  >    at 09:08 AM,
>Ben FrantzDale <bfrantzdale hmc edu> said: > 
>> >On 25 Jun 2001 07:27:59 -0400, fheitka attglobal net wrote:
>> >> Does gnome work at all with OSS/Free?

>I know nothing about this, so I had to ask around. The answer I got is
>that Gnome definitely supports OSS. It goes through esd. It Just Worked
>for me, although I know that for things like xmms, you have to check the
>defaults say to use it. 

I can run the esd daemon and beeps come through the speaker so I suppose
esd is OK but no sounds come out of gnome.  I tried recompiling the basic
gnome libraries and programs with the working esound, but that did not

>Whether extace is part of Gnome, I'm not sure. It doesn't support a
>number of things, largely because the author didn't have those at the
>time, I gather :)

That's too bad as extace looks cool.   I might even try ALSA just  so I
can make that work.


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