[AG-TECH] Rat ALSA code in 2.3

Steve Smith ssmith at vislab.usyd.edu.au
Thu Nov 25 00:49:02 CST 2004

> One interesting thing is if I use your Alsa patch and have an Alsa driver on 
> a 2.4 kernel, the rat GUI comes up, but if I only have the OSS drivers, the 
> rat GUI doesn't comes up. If I have no Alsa patch and only OSS drivers, the 
> rat GUI doesn't come up. If I rebuild with Redhat's gcc 2.96, the GUI comes 
> up regardless. I suspect it is some kind of gcc 3.2.2 optimization bug. I'll 
> probably release a new AccessGrid RPM statically linked against Alsa lib and 
> compiled with gcc 2.96 next week.

I've actually found out the cause of this.  See my patch just posted to
the list (assuming it gets through).

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