On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 11:13 AM, Yann Leboulanger <aste...@lagaule.org> wrote:
> On 04/11/2011 06:09 PM, Zhihao Yuan wrote:
>>
>> On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 11:06 AM, Yann Leboulanger<aste...@lagaule.org>
>>  wrote:
>>>
>>> On 04/11/2011 05:55 PM, Zhihao Yuan wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> Maybe for a Linux user, aplay is always available; but for many
>>>> FreeBSD users like me, we don't have any soundplay (even ossplay)
>>>> installed by default. Our own oss implementation is much better than
>>>> 4Front's, and we don't use esound or arts.
>>>>
>>>> This patch make use of wave and ossaudiodev which where built into
>>>> python, and it deal with little endian wav sound.
>>>
>>> I see 2 problems with that:
>>> 1/ it's blocking, so playing a sound blocks UI. We need to run that in a
>>> thread
>>> 2/ What happens if you try to play 2 sounds at the same time? (2 contacts
>>> connects at the same time)
>>
>> Blocking can be solved by thread.
>> Mixing depends on your OSS implementation. For BSDs, our kernel OSS
>> driver has the mixing support. Linux is the only distro (AFAIK) that
>> come with a OSS which does not support mixing.
>
> So we need to use your code only under BSD
>

Because Linux user have aplay, so the code won't run on their systems.

-- 
Zhihao Yuan
The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
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