ALSA Dependency - Is it necessary?
mvfranz at gmail.com
Sat Feb 9 15:50:25 PST 2008
This looks interesting, but it is under the Java Research License and
not the GPL.
I will have to investigate it though.
On 2/9/08, Mark Wielaard <mark at klomp.org> wrote:
> Hi Michael,
> On Sat, 2008-02-09 at 01:04 -0500, Michael Franz wrote:
> > Is there anyway to build IcedTea without the ALSA library? I am
> > trying to build IcedTea on OS X and since ALSA does not exist for OS X
> > it is a little hard to get past this step. I have spent a few days
> > trying to get ALSA to compile on OS X, but that was futile.
> I think the alsa dependency isn't strictly necessary, although I haven't
> looked into how to easily disable it. If you are looking for something
> like IcedTea that compiles on OS X then take a looks at SoyLatte
> Unfortunately it isn't free software since it is currently distributed
> under the JRL (so you won't be able to get the sources or redistribute
> unless you accept those proprietary terms for the moment). Landon would
> like to distribute under the GPL to make cooperation easier with OpenJDK
> based projects like IcedTea, but till now Sun has not been able to grant
> him those rights.
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