[SDL] SDL 1.3 audio API proposal...
Ryan C. Gordon
icculus at icculus.org
Fri Aug 4 14:42:11 PDT 2006
> What about the possibility of taking advantage of the platforms mixing
> capability? Sort of like DirectSound's Primary and Secondary buffers,
> where the existing SDL audio API would be akin to DS's Primary buffers.
I'd say no...most platforms don't expose hardware buffers beyond what
DirectSound calls the "primary" one, so you end up mixing on the CPU
> I suppose this means effectively integrating part of SDL_mixer into SDL,
> especially where the target platform has no mixing capability.
Put like that: definitely no. :)
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