[MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH] Add audio support for sndio API.

Alexandre Ratchov alex at caoua.org
Thu Dec 12 10:06:31 CET 2013

On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 09:39:55AM +0100, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> Then at least we wouldn't just hang but could get some message to
> the user and/or drop the data to continue playback without audio.

Sorry, I failed to understand how to continue after a write error.
I couldn't find examples either, the few backends I tried didn't
handle it:

alsa: video hangs
oss: video hangs
pulse: process loops displaing an error message
jack: process gets SIGPIPE and terminates

FWIW, I prodiced write errors by disconnecting the usb audio device
in use (alsa or oss) or by terminating the server process (pulse or

-- Alexandre

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