[PlanetCCRMA] Re: [Agnula-Users] Re: [Agnula-Developers] Re: [PlanetCCRMA] default .asoundrc file?

Fernando Pablo Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Wed Jan 28 10:02:01 2004

> > Mark Knecht <markknecht@comcast.net> writes:
> > > One other thought was that one day, when people want to share their
> > > Rosegarden sessions (as an example) that if we all had similar virtual
> > > names in .asoundrc it might make that easier.
> > >
> > >    Would this be something others here would be interested in?
> > 
> > Although it's not PlanetCCRMA specific, at AGNULA we are definitively
> > interested on providing a default .asoundrc file (with good comments
> > so that people can navigate their way through it).

Is it really necessary to have one? So far I have never needed one. What
would it provide that the default settings don't? I know that, for
example, you can create stereo "devices" over a multichannel card but
those are specialized setups, I would say. 

> > > I'm putting the AGNULA users/developers mailing lists on Cc: for
> > comments (and contributions) on this idea.
> Yes we are definitely interested on this. Awfully I am myself a
> poor user of the ALSA plugin system, currently I'm just using it
> to route some streams to files and things like those. 

Same here, not even using it. 

> Most probably you already know these links, but AKAIK some
> documentation is at:
> http://www.alsa-project.org/alsa/library-source/doc/asoundrc.txt
> http://opensrc.org/alsa/index.php?page=Plugin+Documentation

-- Fernando