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FS#2232 - sdl_mixer depends on libmikmod

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Jan de Groot (JGC) - Saturday, 19 February 2005, 09:23 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Roberto Carvajal (rcarvajal)
Architecture not specified
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version 0.7 Wombat
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No


sdl_mixer misses a dependency on libmikmod, which causes a non-working sdl_mixer when not installed by hand. Found this out while packaging an updated crimson, which was complaining about missing audio support
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Closed by  Jan de Groot (JGC)
Monday, 18 April 2005, 12:00 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  Updated dependencies, vorbis was missing too.
Comment by Mr Green (MrGreen) - Wednesday, 23 February 2005, 15:58 GMT
I have the same problem with sdl_mixer even with mikmod installed still no sound ,,,

Used old version (abs) sdl_mixer 1.2.5-2

Sound works again
Comment by Todd Musall (twm) - Sunday, 20 March 2005, 23:37 GMT
sdl_mixer 1.2.6 diffently breaks any app trying to open the OSS sound device /dev/dsp or /dev/sound/dsp. Both supertux and frozen-bubble will just hang. Strace shows the sound device open() call as the problem. Downgrading to sdl_mixer 1.2.5 fixes the problem.
Comment by Jan de Groot (JGC) - Monday, 21 March 2005, 07:44 GMT
Seems to be a locking issue: I know the times when my browser would hang while playing music using xmms: xmms locks /dev/dsp, browser has flash plugin and waits forever trying to lock sound device whenever a stupid flash ad with sound appears in my browser.

I haven't noticed any problems with sdl_mixer 1.2.6 because I have a soundblaster live, which supports hardware stream mixing.
Comment by Todd Musall (twm) - Monday, 21 March 2005, 13:52 GMT
I too have a soundblaster live card and I made sure nothing else was trying to use dsp device. Running just X and default, out of the box, icewm. SDL apps still hangs trying to open /dev/sound/dsp. In my case I doubt this is a locking issue. If I configure xmms to use oss and the same dsp device it works fine. This problem is isolated to SDL.