Some ideas for the aRts-replacement

Koos Vriezen koos.vriezen at
Fri Feb 20 09:03:22 GMT 2004

On Fri, Feb 20, 2004 at 12:50:10AM -0800, Neil Stevens wrote:
> On Friday February 20, 2004 12:47 am, Koos Vriezen wrote:
> > 2 Implementation
> > a A simple sound server wrapper, using plugins. Used by knotify. Can
> > play raw audio formats
> >    a1 ESD
> >    a2 ALSA
> >    a3 arts (because it's a sound server as well)
> >    a4 others like MAS/Jack/.. later
> If you've done that then you've just rewritten part of GStreamer.

I'm aware of gstreamer/xine/mplayer/arts all have the above as audio
out device. So be it, point is not having the overhead of arts (and/or
proposed gstreamer) if you only use it for knotify or xine/mplayer 
audio out.


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