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new atcleci.so library

Haven't heard the audio artifacts. Please continue testing, I'm
continuing to update the atcleci.cpp code to  bring it up to
match the newest  versions of alsa.

>>>>> "Tim" == Tim Cross <tcross@une.edu.au> writes:
    Tim> Hi Raman, just some feedback on the updated atcleci.so
    Tim> library.
    Tim> Running on Ubuntu 10.10 32 bit using pulseaudio and no
    Tim> asoundrc file I find the sound is clear, responsive and
    Tim> I would suggest more stable as I don't seem to get as
    Tim> many segfaults as I previously did. However, like others
    Tim> have noted, I do seem to be getting some sound
    Tim> 'artifacts'. It would seem that every few lines or
    Tim> words, you will get the first two or so characters of
    Tim> the last word spoken again. So, if the last word was
    Tim> 'again' I would hear again ag, with a slightly reduced
    Tim> emphasis on the second character.
    Tim> I have not yet tested sufficiently to tell if I get the
    Tim> same problem on my 64 bit based system, but wil check
    Tim> that tonight.
    Tim> Note also that apart from occasional segfault crashes,
    Tim> I've had absolutely no issues with outloud udner
    Tim> pulsaudio with the previous version. I did not
    Tim> experience the repeated sound artifact, though I did
    Tim> notice that the outloud script did frequently report
    Tim> underruns, which id does not appear to be doing now.
    Tim> The output now written by outloud when starting is
    Tim> allocating 4096 samples output buffered to waveBuffer
    Tim> with size 4096 ALSA <-> PulseAudio PCM I/O Plugin Its
    Tim> setup is: stream : PLAYBACK access : RW_INTERLEAVED
    Tim> format : S16_LE subformat : STD channels : 1 rate :
    Tim> 11025 exact rate : 11025 (11025/1) msbits : 16
    Tim> buffer_size : 2097152 period_size : 2048 period_time :
    Tim> 185759 tstamp_mode : NONE period_step : 1 avail_min :
    Tim> 2048 period_event : 0 start_threshold : 1 stop_threshold
    Tim> : 2097152 silence_threshold: 0 silence_size : 0 boundary
    Tim> : 1073741824 %
    Tim> My sound card is
    Tim> sudo lshw -c multimedia *-multimedia description: Audio
    Tim> device product: 82801I (ICH9 Family) HD Audio Controller
    Tim> vendor: Intel Corporation physical id: 1b bus info:
    Tim> pci@0000:00:1b.0 version: 02 width: 64 bits clock: 33MHz
    Tim> capabilities: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list
    Tim> configuration: driver=HDA Intel latency=0 resources:
    Tim> irq:44 memory:fe9dc000-fe9dffff
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