Alsasink not playing BE PCM in LE Machine

Sebastian Dröge sebastian at
Thu May 18 07:32:06 UTC 2017

On Wed, 2017-05-17 at 22:33 -0700, vijaypalaniswamy wrote:
> Hi,
> I tried to play BE PCM in LE machine.
> But alsasink is not list the BE format even if Alsa deivce has the
> capability to play BE PCM.
> [...]
> Alsasink is listing only the native endianess Format.
> Is it expected to have only the native endianess formats?

Probably historical reasons. Please file a bug and attach your
patch there:


Sebastian Dröge, Centricular Ltd ·
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