[haiku] Re: GSoC 2009 -- some more TODO, requesting help.

  • From: "François Revol" <revol@xxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2009 20:37:33 +0100 CET

> Generic S/PDIF support in media kit, ie not special cased by the
> application -- I see this as just feed the audiio output from the
> reader directly to SPDIF bypassing the decoder?  This should be
> doable.
> AC-3 encoding support -> S/PDIF, for 5.1 support to receivers in 
> Media
> Kit  -- This is either related to Media Encoding support and should
> wait for that or is not required if we have S/PDIF such that AC3 
> files
> will be interpretted properly by recievers.

For the record, OSS4 does support both S/PDIF ouputs and native AC3 
streams (with some restrictions on the format though), so it could be 
used to test it before we have any native driver supporting them.
Though there are likely missing parts in the oss media node for those.


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