[conspire] Good page about debugging Linux audio problems
rick at linuxmafia.com
Wed Oct 19 00:30:53 PDT 2011
Quoting Ruben Safir (ruben at mrbrklyn.com):
> I'm not going to belabor the point, but the gbd3 is the thing that gets
> my goat.
You know, I actually missed that. You mean 'libgdbm3' right?
That's a really good point. WTF does a sound driver need a database
(gdbm)? Do I even want to know, or am I going to be depressed by the
For completeness's sake (depressing or not): Lennart posted a succint
answer to that question on his 'puleaudio-discuss at lists.freedesktop.org'
PA uses those to gdbm files to save/restore information like
volume/mute/device for all streams and devices.
Mishegoss, as we say in Norwegian.
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