Jerry James writes:
Here's another idea. Our support for sound is not great, as I
when I did the ALSA port (which I recently discovered is broken on modern
Linuxes, by the way; it just makes an annoying buzzing sound). To play a
sound file, we have to read the file into memory, taking care not to
corrupt the file with character conversions, then feed the bytes in memory
to the appropriate sound library, even if the library is fully capable of
reading the file itself. The support for not blocking while the sound
plays doesn't always work. The whole audio support thing could use a
OK, I'll put that much on the page.
I've got a few half-baked ideas that I'll try to bake more
propose. I'm leaving town for a week in just a couple of hours, so this
will probably have to wait until I return.
Have a good trip!
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