[ardour-users] Newbie defeated by OSS!

Jack O'Quin joq at io.com
Thu Jul 14 07:33:11 PDT 2005

Joe Hartley <jh at brainiac.com> writes:

> Ardour doesn't deal with OSS at all; it's reliant on JACK, which in turn
> is reliant on ALSA.  OSS doesn't enter into the picture in terms of what
> you're trying to do.

I agree with Joe's recommendation to use ALSA.

But, there seems to be some misinformation floating around.  JACK
*does* have an OSS backend (that's the only sound API available on
some systems).  Type `jackd -d oss -h' for help.

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