Bug#462753: libao2: need to clear the final period in alsa driver before closing it.

Monty Montgomery xiphmont at gmail.com
Thu Feb 4 02:58:07 UTC 2010

On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 9:14 PM, Morita Sho
<morita-pub-en-debian at inz.sakura.ne.jp> wrote:

> I have built libao revision 16861 and installed it to /usr/local.
> This executable works properly. No noise at end of the playback.

Good.  I was hoping and expecting this would work.

> I also tested with mmap by the following modification.
> This executable works properly, too.

I am surprised by this success.  "huh".  I think I will consider
myself fortunate.

> It seems that both tests work fine. Let me know if you need additional tests.

I will probably need one more test in a few days' time.  I'll send
mail when the new test is ready.

>> A question-- if the kernel is built with genuine OSS (no OSS emulation
>> in ALSA, actual OSS) does the sound card still have this problem?
> Hmm... I'm not sure because I'm not familiar with OSS...

I did not expect the second test to be a success, so this third test
is entirely unneccessary.

Thank you for these results!


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