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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

     ossaudio - OSS audio emulation

LIBRARY    [Toc]    [Back]


SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

     #include <soundcard.h>

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

     The ossaudio library provides an emulation of the OSS  (Linux) audio interface.

     Use  the native interface for new programs and the emulation
library only
     for porting programs.

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]


HISTORY    [Toc]    [Back]

     The ossaudio library first appeared in NetBSD 1.3.

BUGS    [Toc]    [Back]

     The emulation uses a #define for  ioctl()  so  some  obscure
programs can
     fail to compile.

     The emulation is incomplete.

     The  emulation  only covers ioctl(), there are other differences as well.
     E.g., on a write that would block in non-blocking mode Linux
     EINTR whereas OpenBSD returns EAGAIN.

OpenBSD      3.6                         October     16,     1997
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