professional sound studio with freebsd, anyone?

Brooks Davis brooks at
Tue Jan 4 01:36:35 GMT 2005

On Tue, Jan 04, 2005 at 02:56:51AM +0200, Thanos Tsouanas wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 04, 2005 at 12:10:46AM +0100, Michael Nottebrock wrote:
> > Yes. That code still isn't part of any release. There's also 4front's OSS for 
> > FreeBSD (I got tired of mentioning it and thought I'd just skip it this 
> > time :).
> :) I know OSS but i've heard it's way worse than ALSA so if i'll
> have to use OSS in freebsd, i'll prefer alsa in linux.

The OSS that sucks in Linux is mostly unrelated the the OSS drivers.
The only relation is that the most trivial portions of the API are the
same.  Don't judge FreeBSD's sound system by other people's crappy
implementations of the API.

-- Brooks

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