[pulseaudio-discuss] OSS2Pulse Status

Colin Guthrie gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Fri Dec 5 03:40:47 PST 2008

'Twas brillig, and CJ van den Berg at 05/12/08 09:45 did gyre and gimble:
> On Wed, Dec 03, 2008 at 07:39:06AM +0100, Esben Stien wrote:
>> Any work being done on this?. The SVN repo I got seems very dead. 
> I don't have anything to do with OSS2Pulse, but I haven't heard anything
> about it in a long long time, so yes, I reckon it's pretty dead.
> There was some discussion on the kernel mailing list in August about
> integrating a different OSS emulation solution based on CUSE.
> The website for that solution it is here:
> http://userweb.kernel.org/~tj/ossp/ 
> Reports on the kernel list claim it works well, but I haven't tried it
> myself at all. In fact, I haven't even visited that URL. If you do try
> it out I would love to hear how it works out.

Yeah I thought the cuse stuff looked quite promising, but I'm not sure 
Lennart was wholey convinced at the time. His main gripe was permissions 
and working out who the user was that opened the device.

I think the discussions at the time reckoned it wouldn't be a problem, 
but I can't recall off hand.

It's certainly one to watch tho'.



Colin Guthrie

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