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Fix alsa-libs tagging

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1<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.3//EN"
2 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.3/docbookx.dtd" [
3 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
4 %general-entities;
5
6 <!ENTITY alsa-lib-download-http "&alsa-download-http;/lib/alsa-lib-&alsa-lib-version;.tar.bz2">
7 <!ENTITY alsa-lib-download-ftp "&alsa-download-ftp;/lib/alsa-lib-&alsa-lib-version;.tar.bz2">
8 <!ENTITY alsa-lib-md5sum "c677299ed39d069c9a4b6a999e34ffe7">
9 <!ENTITY alsa-lib-size "682 KB">
10 <!ENTITY alsa-lib-buildsize "34.2 MB (additional 11.4 MB to build and install docs)">
11 <!ENTITY alsa-lib-time "0.56 SBU">
12]>
13
14<sect1 id="alsa-lib" xreflabel="ALSA Library-&alsa-lib-version;">
15<sect1info>
16<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
17<date>$Date$</date>
18</sect1info>
19<?dbhtml filename="alsa-lib.html"?>
20<title>ALSA Library-&alsa-lib-version;</title>
21<indexterm zone="alsa-lib">
22<primary sortas="a-ALSA-Library">ALSA Library</primary></indexterm>
23
24<sect2>
25<title>Introduction to <application><acronym>ALSA</acronym>
26Library</application></title>
27
28<para>The <application><acronym>ALSA</acronym> Library</application> package
29contains the <acronym>ALSA</acronym> library. This is used by programs
30(including <application><acronym>ALSA</acronym> Utilities</application>)
31requiring access to the <acronym>ALSA</acronym> sound interface.</para>
32
33<sect3><title>Package information</title>
34<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
35<listitem><para>Download (HTTP):
36<ulink url="&alsa-lib-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
37<listitem><para>Download (FTP):
38<ulink url="&alsa-lib-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
39<listitem><para>Download MD5 sum: &alsa-lib-md5sum;</para></listitem>
40<listitem><para>Download size: &alsa-lib-size;</para></listitem>
41<listitem><para>Estimated disk space required:
42&alsa-lib-buildsize;</para></listitem>
43<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
44&alsa-lib-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
45</sect3>
46
47<sect3><title><application><acronym>ALSA</acronym> Library</application>
48dependencies</title>
49<sect4><title>Optional</title>
50<para><ulink url="http://jackit.sourceforge.net/">JACK</ulink> and
51<xref linkend="doxygen"/></para>
52</sect4>
53</sect3>
54
55</sect2>
56
57<sect2 id="alsa-lib-kernel">
58<title>Installation of <application><acronym>ALSA</acronym>
59Library</application>
60</title>
61
62<para>In the <quote>Sound</quote> section of the kernel configuration, edit
63<userinput>Advanced Linux Sound Architecture</userinput> options to match your
64audio hardware and disable deprecated <userinput>Open Sound System</userinput>.
65Recompile and install your new kernel.</para>
66<indexterm zone="alsa-lib alsa-lib-kernel">
67<primary sortas="d-ALSA">ALSA</primary></indexterm>
68
69<para>Install <application><acronym>ALSA</acronym> Library</application> by
70running the following commands:</para>
71
72<screen><userinput><command>./configure --enable-static &amp;&amp;
73make</command></userinput></screen>
74
75<para>Now, as the root user:</para>
76
77<screen><userinput role='root'><command>make install</command></userinput></screen>
78
79<para>If you have <application><acronym>JACK</acronym></application> installed
80and you wish to build the <application><acronym>JACK</acronym></application>
81<acronym>PCM</acronym> plugin library, run the following commands:</para>
82
83<screen><userinput><command>cd src/pcm/ext &amp;&amp;
84make jack</command></userinput></screen>
85
86<para>Now, as the root user:</para>
87
88<screen><userinput role='root'><command>make install-jack</command></userinput></screen>
89
90<para>Ensure the unprivileged user's current working directory is the root of
91the source tree:</para>
92
93<screen><userinput><command>cd ../../..</command></userinput></screen>
94
95<para>If you have <application>Doxygen</application> installed and you wish to
96build the library <acronym>API</acronym> documentation, run the following
97commands from the top-level directory of the source tree:</para>
98
99<screen><userinput><command>make doc</command></userinput></screen>
100
101<para>Now, as the root user:</para>
102
103<screen><userinput role='root'><command>install -v -d -m755 /usr/share/alsa/doc/html &amp;&amp;
104install -v -m644 doc/doxygen/html/* /usr/share/alsa/doc/html</command></userinput></screen>
105
106</sect2>
107
108<sect2>
109<title>Command explanations</title>
110
111<para><parameter>--enable-static</parameter>: This switch is used to enable
112building the static library because some programs link against it.</para>
113
114</sect2>
115
116<sect2>
117<title>Configuring <application><acronym>ALSA</acronym>
118Library</application></title>
119
120<sect3 id="alsa-lib-config"><title>Config files</title>
121<para><filename>~/.asoundrc</filename>,
122<filename>/etc/asound.conf</filename>,
123<filename>/usr/share/alsa/alsa.conf</filename> and
124<filename>/usr/share/alsa/{cards,pcm}/*.conf</filename></para>
125
126<indexterm zone="alsa-lib alsa-lib-config">
127 <primary sortas="e-AA.asoundrc">~/.asoundrc</primary>
128</indexterm>
129
130<indexterm zone="alsa-lib alsa-lib-config">
131 <primary sortas="e-etc-asound.conf">/etc/asound.conf</primary>
132</indexterm>
133
134<indexterm zone="alsa-lib alsa-lib-config">
135 <primary sortas="e-usr-share-alsa-alsa.conf">/usr/share/alsa/alsa.conf</primary>
136</indexterm>
137
138<indexterm zone="alsa-lib alsa-lib-config">
139 <primary sortas="e-usr-share-alsa-alsa1">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;alsa/{cards,pcm}/*.conf</primary>
140</indexterm>
141</sect3>
142
143<sect3><title>Configuration information</title>
144<para>The default <filename>alsa.conf</filename> is adequate for most
145installations. For extra functionality and/or advanced control of your sound
146device, you may need to create additional configuration files. For
147information on the available configuration parameters, including setup of the
148<application><acronym>JACK</acronym></application> <acronym>PCM</acronym>
149plugin, visit <ulink
150url="http://www.alsa-project.org/alsa-doc/doc-php/asoundrc.php"/>.</para>
151</sect3>
152
153</sect2>
154
155<sect2>
156<title>Contents</title>
157
158<segmentedlist>
159<segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
160<segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
161<segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
162
163<seglistitem>
164<seg>alsalisp and aserver</seg>
165<seg>libasound.[so,a] and optionally, libasound_module_pcm_jack.[so,a]</seg>
166<seg>/usr/include/alsa, /usr/lib/alsa-lib, /usr/share/alsa</seg>
167</seglistitem>
168</segmentedlist>
169
170<variablelist>
171<bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
172<?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
173
174<varlistentry id="libasound">
175<term><filename class='libraryfile'>libasound.[so,a]</filename></term>
176<listitem><para>provides <acronym>ALSA</acronym> functions for application
177programs.</para>
178<indexterm zone="alsa-lib libasound">
179<primary sortas="c-libasound">libasound.[so,a]</primary>
180</indexterm></listitem>
181</varlistentry>
182</variablelist>
183
184</sect2>
185
186</sect1>
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