[Openal] Re: [Openal-devel] OpenAL Soft 1.10.622 is released!
chris.kcat at gmail.com
Thu Dec 3 12:23:23 PST 2009
On Wednesday 02 December 2009 7:05:03 am Tom Porter wrote:
> I have recently upgraded (fresh install) of Fedora 12. I believe it
> is using PulseAudio 0.9.21. I have not been able to get OpenAL
> 1.10.622 to work with SecondLife (i.e. SLVoice). Regular, non-OpenAL
> playback and capture work just fine for say, Skype. So it appears as
> though PulseAudio is functioning correctly. I read below where Mike
> Dickson seemed to indicate playback worked but capture did not. I
> have been unsuccessful in getting either to work.
PulseAudio 0.9.21 seemed to break OpenAL Soft 1.10. I haven't been able to
determine the exact cause, but a possible scenario was discovered that could
potentially cause PulseAudio's client lib to lock up when OpenAL is
Whether or not it is actually the problem will remain to be seen, but I've
reported the potential bug to PulseAudio's developers, and they've said they
will be fixing it (for reference, <http://www.pulseaudio.org/ticket/738>). If
that is indeed the cause, then the next update of Pulse should work again with
In the mean time, OpenAL Soft's Git version has a work around which makes it
work with PulseAudio 0.9.21.
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