[MPlayer-users] gmplayer ALSA bug [was Re: [Alsa-devel] [ALSA - driver 0000475]: multiple input streams]

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de
Mon Sep 6 21:48:18 CEST 2004

>>There is an egregious bug in gmplayer, where it blithely tries to open
>>ALSA devices (hw:x,x) using OSS device names (/dev/mixer).  I have been
>>meaning to file a bug report but didn't have the bandwidth, but now
>>people are reporting this as an ALSA bug.  To make matters worse, the
>>problem only occurs in gmplayer, and that regular mplayer works fine.
>>Is this fixed in a more recent release?
> OK, looks like they did not cc: alsa-devel, but this is supposed to be
> fixed in mplayer CVS as of a month ago.  Can someone try it and confirm
> that gmplayer works with ALSA now?

Yes it's fixed, see 
http://mplayerhq.hu/pipermail/mplayer-users/2004-July/047329.html if you 
don't belive me ;-)
I didn't realize it was reported on alsa-devel, so sorry for not cc'ing 
but I didn't know I should have...

Reimar Döffinger

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