[pygtk] Init trouble
Mon, 12 Jun 2000 15:38:49 +0100
On Mon, Jun 12, 2000 at 08:25:26AM +0800, James Henstridge wrote:
> On Sun, 11 Jun 2000, Deirdre Saoirse wrote:
> > On Sun, 11 Jun 2000, Niklas Saers Mailinglistaccount wrote:
> > > > Actually, I was seriously considering making a null library (that
> > > > has all the right calls but no code). Call it "equiet" and ln -s it
> > > > to the esound locations.:)
> > >
> > > Ok, so bottom line is that this is something which should be fixed in
> > > Gnome, right? If so, who should we let know about this (to have it
> > > fixed) and who should contact that person(s)? No point in everyone
> > > here telling about it as that would be like a flame and make the
> > > author reluctant to doing this.
> > Because of the politics of gnome, it isn't going to happen. Period.
> If you don't have esound installed on your system when compiling gnome, it
> won't use it. If it was installed and you don't want gnome to use it,
> start the control center and go to the sound properties capplet and
> uncheck the "enable sound server startup" check box. That should fix the
I have the checkbox unchecked, and since I installed Helix GNOME 1.2 all the gnome apps that run from the terminal ( some of them written by me, and I don't do anything especial to ask for sound) complain that they can't access /dev/dsp.
There's no support for my soundcard in the Linux kernel, but I don't need that the apps remind me it all the time :(.