Re: [ecasound] Bug report: strange crash

From: Kai Vehmanen <kvehmanen@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Sun Apr 15 2012 - 00:28:50 EEST


On Thu, 12 Apr 2012, S. Massy wrote:

>> yes, I'm afraid this is expected. The stop/start procedure is slow
>> (a lot of work is done before and after stopping).
> Why is audio lost? Do the buffers get flushed?

audio is not lost, but there's a gap. The audio hw is stopped, so any
buffered audio is lost and needs to be refilled upon restart.

>> In the end, I think the sane way forward is for me to add cop-bypass
> I think it would be a valuable addition to ecasound's feature-set,
> whichever way you look at it. We would probably need a cop-is-bypassed
> command as well, to provide a way to check.

Early versions (not too much testing yet) of both 'cop-bypass' and
'cop-is-bypassed' are now available in git master.

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