Steve O'Hara-Smith steve at
Fri Mar 14 08:52:05 PDT 2008

On Fri, 14 Mar 2008 09:15:26 -0500 (CDT)
"Jeremy C. Reed" <reed at> wrote:

> I don't have answer for this. Just mentioning that I put those DragonFly 
> settings in mk/ per PR #35824

	It occurs to me that it may very well be the case that the libao-oss
package should use DEVOSSSOUND instead of DEVOSSAUDIO, but I have no idea
how many platforms that may break. I see the PR in question suggests
something similar for xine - with similar misgivings from you about
potential breakage.

	A quick test reveals that /dev/dsp on DragonFly does not respond
well to cating an au file to it which a sun audio device should take
so /dev/dsp on DragonFly is not suitable for use as a real /dev/audio.

	I'm starting to think this is two separate issues: Inconsistent
sound device specification in pkgsrc and non working /dev/audio in

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