Re: [linux-pm] [RFC] userland swsusp
From: Olivier Galibert
Date: Thu Nov 17 2005 - 15:16:52 EST
On Thu, Nov 17, 2005 at 02:57:11PM -0500, Lee Revell wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-11-17 at 18:02 +0100, Olivier Galibert wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 16, 2005 at 11:05:00PM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > > Now... if something can be
> > > done in userspace, it probably should.
> > And that usually means it just isn't done. Cases in point:
> > multichannel audio software mixing, video pixel formats conversion.
> What are you talking about? ALSA does mixing in userspace, it works
You have an interesting definition of "great".
1- It doesn't work without an annoyingly complex, extremely badly
documented user configuration. To the point that it doesn't work in
either an out-of-the-box, updated Fedora Core 3 nor an
2- It doesn't work for programs that do not use the annoyingly complex
and horribly documented alsa library, which includes everything
that still uses OSS.
You call that great? Multiple audio streams is such a basic feature
it should work, period. No if, no buts, and no obligatory library.
Which doesn't preclude having it in userspace, mind you. But it
should never have been the _application_'s responsability.
 Which is so easier to use for normal programs' audio it's not
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/