Fwd: [Openal] ALC - vaporware?
icelus2k5 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 29 08:49:59 PST 2008
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From: Ed <icelus2k5 at gmail.com>
Date: 29 Feb 2008 16:49
Subject: Re: [Openal] ALC - vaporware?
To: Ed Phillips <ed at udel.edu>
> For OpenAL on Linux, in general, you will need to compile it yourself, and
> fix it so it works correctly for your app... and include it with your app
> somehow. Trusting the one that is installed on the user's system is
> unfortunately just going to lead to more "headaches" since most
> distributions aren't even using the current "OpenAL-Sample" code but some
> way-old version that they've been including for years.
That's depressing, but good to know, thanks. The only versions I've
debugged so far are debian/etch and gentoo. Both are ok for what we've
tried so far so long as you stick to the "alc* is death" rule.
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