[openal] Speaker test

Anders Genell anders.genell at gmail.com
Fri Apr 28 13:07:27 EDT 2017

Well, when queing buffers and applying spatialization OpelAL-soft uses whatever backend there is (Alsa in our case) and does panning over the number of speakers defined in alsoft.conf, right?

Would it be possible to bypass the panning and just play buffers straight to one speaker/channel at a time?
I guess a workaround would be to position a sound source at the exact angle where a speaker is placed according to alsoft.conf?


> 28 apr. 2017 kl. 12:32 skrev Chris Robinson <chris.kcat at gmail.com>:
>> On 04/23/2017 08:22 AM, Anders Genell wrote:
>> Would it be possible to implement a simple speaker test in
>> OpenAL-soft?
>> We mostly use a 5.1 or 6.1 setup, and sometimes we would like to
>> check that each channel is alive and working properly. We often use
>> the speaker-test feature included with alsa, but we would rather do
>> this programmatically in our software that uses OAL-soft.
> Hi. Apologies for the delayed response.
> I'm not sure what exactly you're asking. Do you mean some kind of speaker test app that uses OpenAL Soft? Or some kind of function call to the lib that will make it run a speaker test?
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