[Etoys] Fwd: [Trac #402] TamTam blocks EToys from starting

Yoshiki Ohshima yoshiki at squeakland.org
Sat Nov 11 13:04:03 EST 2006

  Hi, Brad,

>       One possible reason is that he has some more data or apps that eat
>     memory so that eToys couldn't allocate enough memory.  (I had that
>     problem.)
> I've never written for ALSA, only for PortAudio that interfaces with ALSA (among other drivers). I believe once the
> device is open, others cannot access the device.
> Which is why there might be a blank screen when opening eToys while TamTam is running. Maybe it's trying to open the
> device and doesn't fail gracefully.

  A few days ago, this (or this kind of) conflict was reported between
eToys and other other apps.  We set #soundStopWhenDone preference true
after that, and it seems to be ok now.

  The bug report might have been from the older disk image.

  Thank you!

-- Yoshiki

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