Re: [GnomeMeeting-list] ALSA tests results

On Thu, 2002-11-07 at 21:04, Damien Sandras wrote:
> Le jeu 07/11/2002 à 20:56, Marc Williams a écrit :
> > On Thu, 2002-11-07 at 13:43, Damien Sandras wrote:
> > > 
> > > Thanks to those of you who have helped. I think that if you have
> > > problems with RedHat 8.0 and ALSA, the best to do is to recompile a
> > > stock kernel for your machine.
> > > 
> > 
> > While you may be absolutely correct in your assesment of the situation,
> > your last recommendation is something that your average user is not
> > likely to do.
> I agree but the problem doesn't depend anymore on me and that is the
> best I can afford, unfortunately. Average users will blame GnomeMeeting
> (and some of them already did) while the bugs are not depending mine.
> The major problem is that only Suse is shipping with ALSA by default,
> but they provide an outdated version of GnomeMeeting. Other
> distributions provide GM, advertise GM, but do not provide ALSA as
> standard, and so GM is unusable for a big fraction of the people (those
> with old soundcards).

>Kernel 2.6 will ship with ALSA as standard. I hope all distributions
> will migrate by that time so that they can test ALSA.
> > short-lived Alsa installation, I could use other apps including my 
> > Gnome Sound Recorder.  I couldn't detect any difference between using 
> Gnome Sound Recorder doesn't require full-duplex, it only needs to
> record.

Well damnit, ALSA should care, as Gnomemeeting is one of the Linux
communities' leading multimedia using apps, and if they are going to be
in 2.6 they better clean house..I'm going to bug them till i drop...



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