Subject: Re: [ecasound] jack support
From: Kai Vehmanen (k_AT_eca.cx)
Date: Wed Jan 16 2002 - 22:32:15 EET
On Wed, 16 Jan 2002, Jeremy Hall wrote:
>> ecasound -i null -f:f32_le,X,44100 -o jack_alsa,out
>> - creates X output ports labelled 'ecasound:out_X'
>> - makes connections 'ecasound:out_X' -> 'alsa:out_X'
> see this doesn't make sense--how can you connect an output to an output?
Because alsa:out_X is an input port. :) It's a port to which you send
audio. All data written to alsa:out_X is sent to the soundcard (->output).
From ecasound's point of view, alsa:out_X is a jack input port, as
ecasound can send data to it.
Thinking of analog cables helps here. :)
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