[mythtv] Experimental patch: configure detects audio output drivers

Ed Wildgoose lists at wildgooses.com
Sat Feb 5 22:38:27 UTC 2005

Jeremiah Morris wrote:

> This patch extends the mythtv configure script to auto-detect the 
> available audio libraries (Alsa, JACK, etc.). Instead of editing 
> settings.pro manually to choose the drivers, you just run ./configure 
> and it includes whichever drivers are installed on your system. You 
> can still exclude drivers with --disable options.
> I don't have aRts or JACK available for testing, so bugs in the 
> configure tests are quite possible. Any comments on either the style 
> or the specific tests are appreciated.

Can't quite see how it works, but do remember that JACK can't be tested 
for by simply running a Jack client because it might simply be a case 
that the server isn't active right then.  Does this make sense?

Thanks for this patch

Ed W

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