[gst-devel] ALSA src/sink and 24-bit cards
omega at temple-baptist.com
Fri Feb 24 01:26:01 CET 2006
I've got a Roland/Edirol UA-25, which does 24-bit 96KHz half-duplex in
its highest mode. I can arecord from it just fine, and Audacity will
load the resulting wavs. However, the gstalsasrc doesn't actually
implement 24-bit anywhere except some vague references deep in the code.
I'm only passingly familiar with ALSA (which I suspect is the norm given
the relative insanity of the API), so does anyone who's actually worked
on the ALSA plugin have any suggestions as to how to enhance it to
better support 24-bit?
Longer term it's going to need to support many-channel devices, like the
Hammerfall card I've got. That may be a whole other ball of wax, but
really if alsasrc/sink is going to be complete, it's gotta support
anything ALSA does.
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