[Bug 1684] New: Alsaconf description is wrong

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Thu Nov 3 19:46:30 PST 2005


http://blfs-bugs.linuxfromscratch.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1684

           Summary: Alsaconf description is wrong
           Product: Beyond LinuxFromScratch
           Version: a-SVN
          Platform: PC
               URL: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/multimedia
                    /alsa-utils.html
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: BOOK
        AssignedTo: blfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org
        ReportedBy: alexander at linuxfromscratch.org
         QAContact: blfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org


The current description of alsaconf is:

alsaconf is a configuration tool which tries to detect the sound cards on your
system and write a suitable configuration file for ALSA.

Should be:

alsaconf is a useless program. It attempts to detect soundcards and write a
modprobe.conf file, but this file only works on systems that don't utilize
hotplug and udev.

Maybe it's better to explicitly remove this program.



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