[Vorbis-dev] Does libao use /dev/sound for audio ?
diptopal.basu at gmail.com
Tue Apr 14 01:59:52 PDT 2009
I need information on compiling the vorbis libraries on ARM , can anyone
On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 10:16 AM, Diptopal Basu <diptopal.basu at gmail.com>wrote:
> Hi Michael ,
> Actually I will need to use ogg123 for some implementation hence libao .
> So you mean even if my /dev/sound has problems I can use the vorbis
> libraries ( not the libao , only the vorbis libraries ) ?
> On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 10:12 AM, Michael Smith <msmith at xiph.org> wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 9:09 PM, Diptopal Basu <diptopal.basu at gmail.com>
>> > I am using the Versatile Application baseboard and intend to use the ogg
>> > vorbis libraries .
>> > I have been able to install all the modules related to sound . However I
>> > think there's something wrong with the /sev/sound folder in my kernel ,
>> > hence everytime we do
>> > cat anything.au > /dev/audio
>> > It throws an error cant create device /dev/audio even though /dev/audio
>> > present .
>> > My question is the ogg vorbis libraries like the libao , do they make
>> use of
>> > /dev/audio or is there any other mechanism .
>> libao is not an ogg or vorbis library. It's a completely unrelated
>> library, for audio output - and it's unmaintained, so I don't know if
>> anyone will be able to help you with it.
>> Fortunately, since libao has nothing to do with ogg or vorbis, you can
>> happily use vorbis without using libao.
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