Telling playsound what format to use

Ryan C. Gordon icculus at
Fri Oct 12 13:30:55 EDT 2001

> I still can't see any way of doing that in SDL without breaking
> backwards compatibility in some way, so I've been meaning to put a
> modified version of it in SDL sound and see how that works. Perhaps we
> can pass it off as a "potentially useful testbed for SDL 1.3" sort of thing.

My thoughts exactly. SDL_mixer will have a new implementation of
SDL_MixAudio, too. This seems to be the best way to do it.

> Does anyone who hasn't been sworn to secrecy know what the plans for
> audio - or anything else for that matter - in SDL 1.3 are?

We haven't discussed audio at all yet. Mostly we're hashing out video
subsystem details at the moment, and the build system.

> (Unless, of course, it turns out to be a good idea. In that case, I
> meant to do it. Really. ;-)



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