[linux-audio-dev] What parts of Linux audio simply suck ?

Lee Revell rlrevell at joe-job.com
Sun Jun 19 22:31:04 EDT 2005


On Sun, 2005-06-19 at 22:22 -0300, Juan Linietsky wrote:
> -Alsa/Jack integration in timestamping is poor, syncronizing audio to 
> midi is a pain
> -I have no way to ask from a sequencer, the patch names available in
> a 
> softsynth to list them
> -Jack lack of midi

Many people have made the same complaint, so you'll be happy to learn
that JACK midi support was just committed to CVS a few weeks ago.

> But overall, what mostly annoys me of linux audio is that most API 
> programmers just implement
> the features THEY use and need, and not what others may need. And
> since 
> they mantain the thing,
> even adding them yourself is pointless, as they will most certainly
> not 
> accept patches.

I have no idea how you came to this conclusion, if you need a feature
and submit a patch it certainly will be accepted.

Lee



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