Package Base Details: oss-git

Git Clone URL: (read-only, click to copy)
Keywords: oss
Submitter: Nowaker
Maintainer: Galaxy
Last Packager: Galaxy
Votes: 22
Popularity: 0.003604
First Submitted: 2013-09-21 13:15
Last Updated: 2019-11-01 17:19

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Galaxy commented on 2019-10-24 02:55

The latest support Intel HDA is 0x8c20, and I am using a348. If your sound card is not listed there, it is not supported.

  • 8c20 ("8 Series/C220 Series Chipset High Definition Audio Controller")
  • a348 ("Cannon Lake PCH cAVS")

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seawright commented on 2018-07-22 16:19

Oh Dear, code tags didn't work as I expected and removed newline characters. The final 4 linux closing tags shouldn't be there either.

That's a little better. Replaced "code" with "pre". Still trailing tags though and slashes after linux replaced with a space and ="" on #include lines.

seawright commented on 2018-07-22 16:08

I'm not an Arch Linux user so can't verify that this will work with Arch but checked with latest kernel on Ubuntu.

--- a/setup/Linux/oss/build/osscore.c   2018-07-22 16:35:24.559690072 +0100
+++ b/setup/Linux/oss/build/osscore.c   2018-07-22 16:39:42.948338371 +0100
@@ -32,6 +32,7 @@
 #include <linux sched.h="">
 #include <linux interrupt.h="">
+#include <linux cred.h="">
 #include <linux uidgid.h="">
 #undef strlen
@@ -475,13 +476,17 @@
 unsigned int
 oss_get_uid (void)
+  return current->cred->uid.val;
   return __kuid_val(current->cred->uid);
   return current->cred->uid;
   return current->uid;
   return 0;

Next7 commented on 2018-07-21 20:23

This is exactly the post I meant. The link to the article that explains the solution is not helpful to me as I'm not strong in programming.

alexdw commented on 2018-07-20 06:37

@Next7: Did you manage to find it? Best I could find was this archived post which links to some info on how to fix it:

Not sure what's up with oss - the forums have been down for a while now. Might be worth contacting 4Front to get an update:

Next7 commented on 2018-07-09 17:15

Does anybody have patch "oss-4.9999-001_oss4_linux_4.11_osscore_fix_git.patch.txt" for error

osscore.c:477:23: error: dereferencing pointer to incomplete type 'const struct cred'

Please post it.

Next7 commented on 2018-07-07 10:46

I've failed to install OSS (kernel 4.17.3-1). oss-git is compiled without errors but after executing command "sudo soundon" I receive error notification that file "stdarg.h" is not found.

I tried also without success to set CPATH variable before "soundon"


Is it possible to fix this?

alexdw commented on 2018-02-18 20:28

@tedbell: Thanks for the information. Hopefully this is applied to the upstream oss SourceForge git repo soon.

tedbell commented on 2018-02-18 19:50

Will not compile under kernel 4.15

See here for patch:

alexdw commented on 2016-12-27 00:49

Updated (891ddd2-7) to remove the various Linux kernel and gcc patches which have now been applied upstream in the SourceForge git repo (the oss source for this package).

alexdw commented on 2016-12-21 23:33

Updated (ac48ed0-6) with a patch to make oss work with kernel 4.8 compiled with CONFIG_HARDENED_USERCOPY (enabled by default for the Arch Linux kernel).
(For more details see thread on OSS forums: