[Python-Dev] linuxaudiodev

Skip Montanaro skip@pobox.com (Skip Montanaro)
Thu, 2 Aug 2001 17:17:31 -0500

    Charles> I have a SWIG-based linux audio module that I use in my code,
    Charles> not wanting anything to do with the (to me) highly suspect
    Charles> linuxaudiodev module.  Should I dust off this code and
    Charles> contribute it?

    Charles> Of course, if we really want to provide high-quality audio
    Charles> support on Linux, we have to account for a number of different
    Charles> options - at least, OSS and ALSA...  this is sort of a
    Charles> can-of-worms.  But I do believe that the current linuxaudiodev
    Charles> module should be deprecated.

Charles, is your SWIG-based thing still Linux-specific?  (I sort of suspect
it is.)  While having to support multiple options will be a pain, I think
they will each tend to be more platform-neutral than the current approach.