Is alsa a mandatory requirement for kdebase-runtime?

Matthias Kretz kretz at
Tue Oct 21 15:06:52 BST 2008

On Saturday 18 October 2008 23:03:09 Mark Kirby wrote:
> On attempting to configure kdebase-runtime it complains that ALSA is
> not installed and will not continue. Looking at the list of
> requirements ALSA is marked as optional.  Further up i noticed it
> complaining that pulse audio was not installed, i dont know if that is
> related.
> Does anyone have any ideas why it thinks ALSA is required when none of
> the other sources do?

It's required on Linux, I hope I fixed that now with rev. 874404.

It's the same piece of code that could make use of libpulse, which you 
mentioned, but the failed libpulse check not guilty for the error you got.


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