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Hans Petter Selasky
hps at selasky.org
Fri Dec 15 12:30:17 UTC 2017
On 12/15/17 13:03, blubee blubeeme wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 15, 2017 at 7:33 PM, Hans Petter Selasky <hps at selasky.org>
>> On 12/15/17 11:34, blubee blubeeme wrote:
>>> I feel like you're talking at something and not understanding my
>>> It's pretty simple: replace ALSA w/ upstreamed OSS.
>> I think you need to dig a bit more into the code itself to see what are
>> the actual differences before I can say if your idea is good or not. I'm
>> sorry, but I don't know opensound's code well enough to comment further on
>> FreeBSD's implementation of OSS is missing a few features that hamstring
>>> the development on FreeBSD.
>> What are those features exactly? Why can't they be implemented in
>> FreeBSD's sound stack?
>> Also, why would FreeBSD want to maintain it's own implementation of an open
>>> source project?
>> I believe this has been discussed before and maybe there are more threads
>> around which will answer your question.
>>> What part of oss source:
>>> is a binary blob?
>> OK, I see the source code is available and that "audio/oss" is compiled
>> from source.
Can you answer my questions please? I feel like arguing with a bot.
FreeBSD's implementation of OSS is missing a few features that hamstring
the development on FreeBSD.
What are those features exactly?
Why can't they be implemented in FreeBSD's sound stack?
> This is exactly what I am talking about.
> FreeBSD OSS implementation is better, let's update it:
> That was created in 2008 and never touched a day after, why?
> Hey guys why don't you use oss in base, because our oss is better and we
> make it match our kernel.
> Okay great, can we update it, nope we don't have the manpower to do that.
> Did "RyanBeasley (last edited 2008-06-17 21:37:27 by localhost)"
> ever come back and did any work other than create a wiki page?
> So, when will FreeBSD OSS fork get in sync with what's available online
> right now?
> What's with the circular logic here?
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