Bug 66777 - support older ALSA versions (no use case manager)
Summary: support older ALSA versions (no use case manager)
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: PulseAudio
Classification: Unclassified
Component: alsa (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Other All
: medium normal
Assignee: pulseaudio-bugs
QA Contact: pulseaudio-bugs
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Reported: 2013-07-10 14:32 UTC by Pierre Ossman
Modified: 2013-07-11 11:59 UTC (History)
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Attachments
0001-Support-ALSA-without-a-use-case-manager.patch (4.04 KB, text/plain)
2013-07-10 14:32 UTC, Pierre Ossman
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Description Pierre Ossman 2013-07-10 14:32:29 UTC
Created attachment 82277 [details]
0001-Support-ALSA-without-a-use-case-manager.patch

This spawned off bug 62865.

Attached is a patch that makes the ALSA use case manager portion optional. On systems with an older ALSA, the UCM code will simply return a failure and the ALSA modules will have to make due without UCM.
Comment 1 Arun Raghavan 2013-07-10 15:23:48 UTC
Is this really useful? Seems regressive to me to add dead code just to support a library version that is >2 years old.
Comment 2 Pierre Ossman 2013-07-10 16:53:17 UTC
Well, as mentioned on the original bug, there are still distributions (primarily the enterprise ones) that have an ALSA that is too old for the UCM requirement.


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