[Openal] What if a machine doesn't have sound card? How do I do a fail-safe enumeration?
myrmecophagavir at hotmail.com
Mon Aug 8 17:19:58 PDT 2005
Garin Hiebert <garinh at cheesetoast.net> wrote:
> Andrew McDonald <myrmecophagavir at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> I guess we simply have to remember not to pass NULL to alcGetString()
>> in any production code, and/or encourage users in our readmes to
>> rerun the runtime installer after updating their drivers.
> If your product has a binary installer -- run the Creative OpenAL
> Installer with the /s switch as part of your installer -- that way the
> end-user doesn't have to do anything.
I'm talking about post-install though - user installs game 1, *then*
updates their driver, perhaps because some other game requires it. User
then loses functionality in game 1 (and potentially reintroduces that
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