SB 3DSE ioctl() patch

Julian Elischer julian at
Sat Aug 13 20:57:59 GMT 2005

Alexander Leidinger wrote:

> I haven't looked at the patch, but from looking at the names of the
> files I assume you've a program which kust is responsible for
> activating the 3D stereo enhancement. While this enables this
> functionality (which is good), there should be a generic "sndctl"
> program which allows to manipulates multiple settings. So the sndctl
> program could be called in this case for exmaple as "sndctl 3dse
> on" (or something like this). Maybe you can add some rough command line
> parsing to your program which reacts on a keyword like above? Ideally
> it should support the "-f" option like mixer(8) does.
> I want to work on something like this for the s/pdif <-> analog
> features (ATM only available as sysctl's in -current), but I don't know
> when I get time to do it. Your ctl program could then be enhanced to
> also handle this (and maybe other things like querying for such
> capabilities and print them together with the current state of
> operation).

Isn't "mixer" the equivalent of "sndctl"?
Just add the functionality to mixer..

> Bye,
> Alexander.

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