Re: 2.5.14 OSS emulation

From: John Weber (
Date: Mon May 06 2002 - 06:51:40 EST

Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Mon, May 06, 2002 at 01:14:40PM +0200, Pierre Rousselet wrote:
>> From ChangeLog-2.5.14 :
>><> (02/05/05 1.545)
>> [PATCH] fix syntax errors.
>> - sound uses a bool where it should use a dep_bool
>>This prevents using OSS emulation with ALSA drivers. What is the reason
>>behind ?
> 2.4.13 used to do (in sound/core/
> The bool verb take exaxctly two arguments, the option description
> and the config option itself, if you want additional depencies you
> have to use dep_bool instead.
> If this fix breaks ALSA it only shows that it has even deeper config
> problems - I don't use ALSA and care only about the syntactical
> correctness of that file.

This is very true. I've had trouble getting my YMFPCI sound to work
with ALSA probably for this reason: bad configs. (After all, I was told
the YMFPCI code is the same for OSS and ALSA).

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