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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY alsa-lib-download-http "&alsa-download-http;/lib/alsa-lib-&alsa-lib-version;.tar.bz2">
8 <!ENTITY alsa-lib-download-ftp "&alsa-download-ftp;/lib/alsa-lib-&alsa-lib-version;.tar.bz2">
9 <!ENTITY alsa-lib-md5sum "875184646a96e34bbe7a91925cd7b2ba">
10 <!ENTITY alsa-lib-size "1.0 MB">
11 <!ENTITY alsa-lib-buildsize "37 MB (with tests)">
12 <!ENTITY alsa-lib-time "0.3 SBU (with tests)">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="alsa-lib" xreflabel="alsa-lib-&alsa-lib-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="alsa-lib.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 </sect1info>
22
23 <title>alsa-lib-&alsa-lib-version;</title>
24
25 <indexterm zone="alsa-lib">
26 <primary sortas="a-alsa-lib">alsa-lib</primary>
27 </indexterm>
28
29 <sect2 role="package">
30 <title>Introduction to ALSA Library</title>
31
32 <para>
33 The <application>ALSA Library</application> package contains
34 the ALSA library used by programs (including <application>ALSA
35 Utilities</application>) requiring access to the ALSA sound
36 interface.
37 </para>
38
39 &lfs10_checked;
40
41 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
42 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
43 <listitem>
44 <para>
45 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&alsa-lib-download-http;"/>
46 </para>
47 </listitem>
48 <listitem>
49 <para>
50 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&alsa-lib-download-ftp;"/>
51 </para>
52 </listitem>
53 <listitem>
54 <para>
55 Download MD5 sum: &alsa-lib-md5sum;
56 </para>
57 </listitem>
58 <listitem>
59 <para>
60 Download size: &alsa-lib-size;
61 </para>
62 </listitem>
63 <listitem>
64 <para>
65 Estimated disk space required: &alsa-lib-buildsize;
66 </para>
67 </listitem>
68 <listitem>
69 <para>
70 Estimated build time: &alsa-lib-time;
71 </para>
72 </listitem>
73 </itemizedlist>
74
75 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">ALSA Library Dependencies</bridgehead>
76
77 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
78 <para role="optional">
79 <xref linkend="doxygen"/> and
80 <xref linkend="python2"/>
81 </para>
82
83 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
84 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/alsa-lib"/>
85 </para>
86 </sect2>
87
88 <sect2 role="kernel" id="alsa-lib-kernel">
89 <title>Kernel Configuration</title>
90
91 <para>
92 If needed, enable the following options in the kernel
93 configuration and recompile the kernel:
94 </para>
95
96 <screen><literal>Device Drivers ---&gt;
97 &lt;*/m&gt; Sound card support ---&gt; [CONFIG_SOUND]
98 &lt;*/m&gt; Advanced Linux Sound Architecture ---&gt; [CONFIG_SND]
99 Select settings and drivers appropriate for your hardware.</literal></screen>
100
101 <para>
102 In the Device Drivers &rArr; Sound card support &rArr; Advanced Linux
103 Sound Architecture section of the kernel configuration, select the settings
104 and drivers appropriate for your hardware. Ensure that the deprecated Device
105 Drivers &rArr; Sound card support &rArr; Open Sound System is
106 <emphasis>not</emphasis> selected. If necessary, recompile and install your
107 new kernel.
108 </para>
109
110 <indexterm zone="alsa-lib alsa-lib-kernel">
111 <primary sortas="d-ALSA">ALSA</primary>
112 </indexterm>
113
114 </sect2>
115
116 <sect2 role="installation">
117 <title>Installation of ALSA Library</title>
118
119 <para>
120 Install <application>ALSA Library</application> by
121 running the following commands:
122 </para>
123
124<screen><userinput>./configure &amp;&amp;
125make</userinput></screen>
126
127 <para>
128 If you have <application>Doxygen</application> installed and you wish to
129 build the library API documentation, run the following
130 commands from the top-level directory of the source tree:
131 </para>
132
133<screen remap="doc"><userinput>make doc</userinput></screen>
134<!-- The test suite needs libasound.so now, otherwise both the config and
135 midi_event tests will fail.
136 <para>
137 To test the results, issue: <command>make check</command>.
138 </para>
139-->
140 <para>
141 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
142 </para>
143
144<screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
145
146 <para>
147 To install the API documentation, run the following command as
148 the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
149 </para>
150
151<screen role="root"
152 remap="doc"><userinput>install -v -d -m755 /usr/share/doc/alsa-lib-&alsa-lib-version;/html/search &amp;&amp;
153install -v -m644 doc/doxygen/html/*.* \
154 /usr/share/doc/alsa-lib-&alsa-lib-version;/html &amp;&amp;
155install -v -m644 doc/doxygen/html/search/* \
156 /usr/share/doc/alsa-lib-&alsa-lib-version;/html/search</userinput></screen>
157
158 <para>
159 The test suite requires the alsa-lib package to be installed to
160 link against some libraries. Now that alsa-lib is installed, if you wish
161 to run the tests, issue: <command>make check</command>.
162 </para>
163
164 </sect2>
165
166 <sect2 role="configuration">
167 <title>Configuring ALSA Library</title>
168
169 <sect3 id="alsa-lib-config">
170 <title>Config Files</title>
171
172 <para>
173 <filename>~/.asoundrc</filename> and
174 <filename>/etc/asound.conf</filename>
175 </para>
176
177 <indexterm zone="alsa-lib alsa-lib-config">
178 <primary sortas="e-AA.asoundrc">~/.asoundrc</primary>
179 </indexterm>
180
181 <indexterm zone="alsa-lib alsa-lib-config">
182 <primary sortas="e-etc-asound.conf">/etc/asound.conf</primary>
183 </indexterm>
184
185 </sect3>
186
187 <sect3>
188 <title>Configuration Information</title>
189
190 <para>
191 The default <filename>alsa.conf</filename> is adequate for most
192 installations. For extra functionality and/or advanced control of your
193 sound device, you may need to create additional configuration files.
194 For information on the available configuration parameters, visit
195 <ulink url="http://www.alsa-project.org/main/index.php/Asoundrc"/>.
196 </para>
197
198 </sect3>
199
200 </sect2>
201
202 <sect2 role="content">
203 <title>Contents</title>
204
205 <segmentedlist>
206 <segtitle>Installed Program</segtitle>
207 <segtitle>Installed Library</segtitle>
208 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
209
210 <seglistitem>
211 <seg>
212 aserver
213 </seg>
214 <seg>
215 libasound.so and
216 libatopology.so
217 </seg>
218 <seg>
219 /usr/include/alsa,
220 /usr/share/alsa and
221 /usr/share/doc/alsa-lib-&alsa-lib-version;
222 </seg>
223 </seglistitem>
224 </segmentedlist>
225
226 <variablelist>
227 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
228 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
229 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
230
231 <varlistentry id="aserver">
232 <term><command>aserver</command></term>
233 <listitem>
234 <para>
235 is the ALSA server.
236 </para>
237 <indexterm zone="alsa-lib aserver">
238 <primary sortas="b-aserver">aserver</primary>
239 </indexterm>
240 </listitem>
241 </varlistentry>
242
243 <varlistentry id="libasound">
244 <term><filename class="libraryfile">libasound.so</filename></term>
245 <listitem>
246 <para>
247 contains the ALSA API functions.
248 </para>
249 <indexterm zone="alsa-lib libasound">
250 <primary sortas="c-libasound">libasound.so</primary>
251 </indexterm>
252 </listitem>
253 </varlistentry>
254
255 <varlistentry id="libatopology">
256 <term><filename class="libraryfile">libatopology.so</filename></term>
257 <listitem>
258 <para>
259 contains API functions for the ALSA topologies.
260 </para>
261 <indexterm zone="alsa-lib libatopology">
262 <primary sortas="c-libatopology">libatopology.so</primary>
263 </indexterm>
264 </listitem>
265 </varlistentry>
266
267 </variablelist>
268
269 </sect2>
270
271</sect1>
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