[SDL] In leu of SDL 1.1.7 ...
xevol at execpc.com
Sun Jan 7 06:31:44 PST 2001
Sam Lantinga wrote:
> > I have found a possible bug, which I have been reluctant to report since
> > I haven't found the time lately to investigate. I just recently bought
> > a laptop (FYI I got it from Tuxtops the linux laptop company :-) that
> > has an Aureal Vortex 8810 sound card. With all other sound related
> > applications (including: xplaycd and xmms) it works fine. But any sdl
> > app that uses sound will play the first couple seconds then stop with
> > the message: "SDL: Audio timeout - buggy audio driver? (disabled)". On
> > exit the programs will freeze, which causes some minor difficulty with
> > full-screen apps... Since the driver works with all apps EXCEPT sdl, it
> > could be an SDL bug. And with the whole business of making a stable
> > release -- I figured I would at least speak up. I plan to break out the
> > debugger but I must warn you I am not sound hacker and will have very
> > little clue as to what I am doing!!
> This is in the FAQ:
Thanks! Sometimes I am a fool -- all that message for nothing... It is
weird though that only SDL
fumbles over a buggy audio driver.
-- David Snopek
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