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From Arthur Chen <zijian.p...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: oss problem
Date Mon, 07 Sep 2009 13:02:54 GMT
Hi Kevin,

I have searched the Internet and found some article on how to install alsa
manually, I think we can have a try.
Sorry for the spell mistake of LGPLed.
Regards,
Kevin
2009/9/7 Samuel Kevin <lovesummerf@gmail.com>

> 2009/9/7 Arthur Chen <zijian.ping@gmail.com>
>
> > Hi Kevin´╝î
> >
> > I know ALSA is used in Ubuntu system for alsa-base package  is installed
> on
> > it. But we don't know the license of the deb package, I think we should
> >
> maybe we could ask that on the forum of Ubuntu . it is embarassed to ask
> users to compiled the sound driver again manually....
>
> > download the alsa source package, compiled it as GPLed like ffmpeg, then
> we
> >
> GPLed? should be LGPLed
>
> > use the APIs of ALSA to capture audio.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Arthur
> > 2009/9/7 Samuel Kevin <lovesummerf@gmail.com>
> >
> > > hi Arthur:
> > >    The last step is always the hardest. Alsa now is popular in linux
> > > distribution, at least in my Ubuntu. i just checked it and i found that
> > it
> > > is both GPLed and LGPLed. It is quiet awkward that how could i know
> > whether
> > > the alsa driver in my system is GPLed or LGPLed?
> > > regards
> > > Kevin
> > >
> > > 2009/9/7 Arthur Chen <zijian.ping@gmail.com>
> > >
> > > > Hi all,
> > > >
> > > > I thought we have solved the oss problem last time for Kevin and I
> > > deleted
> > > > some code related to OSS, but we didn't notice that OSS is used to
> > > capture
> > > > audio,. The APIs of OSS is in <linux/soundcard.h>,. Generally
> speaking
> > > OSS
> > > > is used as soundcard driver, but it is GPLed. Another Linux soundcard
> > > > driver
> > > > is ALSA, it has LGPLed version.
> > > > To capture audio, the using of APIs of soundcard driver is
> inevitable,
> > so
> > > > maybe we should use ALSA to replace OSS.
> > > >
> > > > Best regards,
> > > > Arthur
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Bowen Ma a.k.a Samuel Kevin @ Bluesky Dev Team    XJTU
> > > Shaanxi Province Key Lab. of Satellite and Terrestrial Network Tech
> > > http://incubator.apache.org/bluesky/
> > >
> >
>
>
>
> --
>  Bowen Ma a.k.a Samuel Kevin @ Bluesky Dev Team    XJTU
> Shaanxi Province Key Lab. of Satellite and Terrestrial Network Tech
> http://incubator.apache.org/bluesky/
>

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