[openal] Movement by repositioning only?

Chris Robinson chris.kcat at gmail.com
Fri Feb 28 00:41:22 EST 2014

On 02/27/2014 07:45 PM, Tristan Chaplin wrote:
> Hi,
> This is probably a silly question, but can I just confirm that the way
> sources (or the listener) move in openAL is only by repositioning them? I
> originally that that if you set a velocity and direction the sources move
> continuously by themselves, but it seems you need a loop to reposition
> them, and the velocity and direction are just used for doppler etc effects.
> Is that correct? It's not a problem for me but I thought I should check
> that I understand the way it works.


That's correct, sources only move when you change their position. 
Velocity is used for the doppler effect, and direction is used for the 

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