On 04/11/2011 06:14 PM, Zhihao Yuan wrote:
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.


They may not have. That doesn't hurt to adf a test.

Could you look at running that in a thread? there is a gajim.thread_interface() function that will do it.

Thanks for your help
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