[linux-audio-dev] Juce now has ALSA support!

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Wed Mar 1 18:25:28 EST 2006

Lee Revell <rlrevell at joe-job.com> writes:

> On Thu, 2006-03-02 at 00:09 +0100, David Kastrup wrote:
>> Lee Revell <rlrevell at joe-job.com> writes:
>> > On Wed, 2006-03-01 at 22:32 +0100, David Kastrup wrote:
>> >> What happens now if I do
>> >> aplay -D spdif something.wav
>> >> ?  Most certainly not the soundcard with the S/PDIF output gets used.
>> >> Instead some nonsense happens.
>> >> 
>> >
>> > It will try to play to the spdif interface on card 0 (the onboard one)
>> > which will fail.
>> >
>> > aplay -D spdif:1 something.wav should DTRT.
>> aplay -D spdif:1 -f cdr /tmp/mnt/wo1.dat
>> ALSA lib confmisc.c:990:(snd_func_refer) Unable to find definition 'cards.USB-Audio.pcm.iec958.0:CARD=1,AES0=4,AES1=130,AES2=0,AES3=2'
>> ALSA lib conf.c:3479:(_snd_config_evaluate) function snd_func_refer returned error: No such file or directory
>> ALSA lib conf.c:3948:(snd_config_expand) Evaluate error: No such file or directory
>> ALSA lib pcm.c:2090:(snd_pcm_open_noupdate) Unknown PCM spdif:1
>> aplay: main:533: audio open error: No such file or directory
> I think this is just a bug.  Can you repost this report to alsa-user
> at lists.sourceforge.net or report it in the ALSA bug tracker?

I can't report something as a bug as long as I have no clue whatsoever
what the appropriate syntax and expected behavior could be.

There certainly is nothing in the documentation saying that
"-D spdif:1" could be expected to do anything sensible.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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