xmms OSS4 Output Plugin

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xmms OSS4 Output Plugin

Postby seawright » Mon Sep 03, 2007 3:18 am

I have built an OSS4 output plugin for xmms based on Majeru's Audacious plugin.

Anyone having problems with Xmms' volume control can download it from:
http://homepage.ntlworld.com/clive_wrig ... 10.tar.bz2

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Postby addamo13 » Sun Sep 30, 2007 2:54 pm

problem with compilation! I have xmms 1.2.10 on mandriva 10.1 and on version check detect version < 1.2.7 -> error?!

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Postby addamo13 » Sun Sep 30, 2007 2:55 pm

put a rpm file or a lib file ex: mixer.so

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Postby kash » Sun Sep 30, 2007 6:31 pm

Why are people still using XMMS? Switch to Audacious, already.

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Postby majeru » Mon Oct 01, 2007 12:08 am


I'd rather use buggy software under heavy development if it has has technical superiority, instead of old, maybe unmaintained one.
For exampe Audacious devel over XMMS, E17 devel over anything else, iwlwifi over ipw, OSSv4 over Alsa and so on...
Anyway GTK1 will be dropped by most distros in just a few years, just like motif or tk, so one day you'll have to use something else whether you want it or not. Audacious is a nice not-jukebox player, close (but not identical,maybe better) usability-wise from what xmms was. You should eventually try 1.4 when it will be released, I'm sure it'll be a pleasant surprise.

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Postby hannu » Sat Oct 13, 2007 11:08 pm

I have made another OSS4 adaption of xmss-1.2.10. These sources are available from www.compusonic.fi/~hannu/xmms-1.2.10.oss.tar.bz2

This version is more or less hackish so it's not fully usable. Unfortunately there are all kind of changes in the files related with configure so making a diff was not possible. However my version might give some ideas for somebdy who wants to improve xmms for OSS4.

This version uses OSS4 specific methods for volume control and for finding the available devices (in Output/OSS). In addition I have hacked xmms/main.c to set a mainwin_title variable that is used to se the song name using SNDCTL_SETSONG.
Hannu Savolainen (hannu@opensound.com)

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