Semantic change of "device pcm"

Andreas Hauser andy at
Sat Apr 2 17:36:59 PST 2005

joerg wrote @ Sat, 2 Apr 2005 22:12:33 +0200:
> Hi all,
> please note that in -CURRENT "device pcm" is now splitted into
> "device pcm" and "device snd". Including support for individual
> sound cards is now possible. The device is named like the module
> and "device pcm" is needed once. So use something like
> 	device pcm
> 	device snd_ich
> When the module name contains a digit, you have to quote it,
> otherwise config thinks it is a numbered device, so do
> 	device "snd_sb8"

This is awful.
Can't we have something that just works, ie. includes all snd_* like
device snd


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