Fix dup for /dev/dsp

Pierre A. Humblet
Sat Jul 24 16:51:00 GMT 2004


One reason why "cat xxx.wav > /dev/dsp" doesn't work is that
the /dev/dsp driver sets close on exec. It shouldn't.
But it should have a "fixup_after_exec".
One problem is that "new" calls calloc, and that won't be
preserved through execs. You need to use the cygheap
But is it necessary to allocate audio_in/_out at open time, 
rather than when playing start? The flags passed to open are
stored somewhere, so they can be used to determine how the
device was opened.

Also won't hurt to call "nohandle (true)".

One interesting aspect is that /dev/dsp does not have a Windows
handle. But when  fd is < 2, Cygwin will still call SetStdHandle.
Not sure what will happen.


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