[Python-Dev] Re: Audio devices

Arne Koewing ark@gmx.net
Tue, 11 Mar 2003 16:12:41 +0100

Greg Ward <gward@python.net> writes:

> Of course, this will lead people to hardcode "/dev/dsp" (and/or
> "/dev/mixer") into their Python audio scripts.  That's bad if other
> OSS-using operating systems have different names for the standard audio
> devices.  Do they?

with devfs (Linux) this would be /dev/sound/dsp and /dev/sound/mixer
(but there are compatibility links...)