[Openal] Status of Linux implementation
jdaly at ist.ucf.edu
Fri Apr 6 08:46:09 PDT 2007
The Linux implementation (aka the Sample Implementation or SI) is
relatively stable at the moment. The development of thie SI is a
community effort, and unfortunately, there haven't been a whole lot of
contributions lately. Many of the 1.1 spec features have been
implemented, but I don't know for sure if it is 100% compliant yet (I
As far as the handling of stereo buffers, I don't know if this has been
changed yet (the handling of stereo buffers is part of the 1.1 spec, so
it may have been updated). If no one else responds soon, I'd suggest
you try out the latest SVN version.
developer at oldunreal.com wrote:
> I was asking about that a few days ago in another topic ( EFX vs EAX)
> and I'm hoping there will a new release soon, too.
> Marian Schedenig wrote:
>> I was wondering about the current status of the OpenAL Linux
>> implementation. In particular, I'm interested in whether stereo
>> samples are already played in stereo mode in the current version.
>> I've used OpenAL for a game in the past, but was annoyed that I could
>> only play the music in mono. I'd like to stick to OpenAL, because I'm
>> thinking about a later project which would make use of its 3D
>> abilities, but for my current project, I only require stereo output,
>> so my library decision will also depend on whether I can get the
>> music to play in stereo.
>> In fact, it's not even clear to me if the transition to the 1.1 specs
>> has already resulted in a stable release. Is there a website that
>> shows the current Linux version state?
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