[nas] GNOME/XD2 To NAS & Other NAS Things.
lex at cc.gatech.edu
Tue Sep 23 12:06:35 MDT 2003
Jon Trulson <jon at radscan.com> wrote:
> > Is anyone doing some work to get ESD working with NAS in the same way
> > that Erik made it work with OSS (a LD_PRELOAD)?
I just run esd itself under Erik's LD_PRELOAD. Then esd clients talk to
a real ESD server, and the ESD server talks to NAS via the .
This approach has redundent network traffic -- once from client to ESD,
then once from ESD to NAS -- but for sound effects this is fine. ESD
seems to mostly be about sound effects anyway -- last I checked, you
could not do flow control.
> Have you seen Laurence Vivier's esound patch? It adds a
> DEVICE_NAS output to the esound daemon.
> He didn't want to bother to submit it to the esound guys for
> obvious reasons ;-)
Aww, he should bother. Just be tactful. I think most people want their
Linux boxes to support all the sound server protocols, and hopefully the
ESD maintainers are happy to help in this end.
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