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Re: Error writing to /dev/dsp.

On May 14 17:22, michele.sanges wrote:
> Hi all,
> I wish report a problem regarding the use of  /dev/dsp device.
> My program opens this device, then configures and writes a data
>  stream in it.
> The write operation is made passing to the write() function a
>  valid /dev/dsp file descriptor, as returned from the open
>  function, the buffer data and its lenght.
> With the latest cygwin release (1.7.18-1), the write function
>  crashes (segmentation fault) or doesn't return at
>  all.
> With an old version (year 2011) it works without problems.
> Does someone has encountered this behavior?

Dunno what you're doing exactly, but this works with Cygwin 1.7.18:

  $ cat /cygdrive/Windows/media/ding.wav > /dev/dsp

Can you provide a minimal, self-contained testcase in plain C, which
allows to reproduce the behaviour?


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