[vlc-devel] Re: 0.6.3 changes to Red Hat

Jason Luka jason at geshp.com
Mon Sep 22 08:29:42 CEST 2003

Sigmund Augdal wrote:

>>As for ALSA, it is the only audio output plugin that allows multichannel 
>>audio on Linux so I would also advise you to include it (and after all, OSS 
>>has been deprecated in the 2.6.x kernel).
>OSS have been doing multichannel audio on linux with VLC for a long time.
>And I still haven't heard as much as a little multichannel beep with alsa
>(though this may be a driver issue)
Well, I'm loading all the sound drivers in, until any one of them become 
'officially' obsolete.  Though I've never personally seen OSS or ALSA 
used in the Red Hat distribution, I'm keeping them in there at the 
request of some of our developers.

Jason Luka
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