An update on the current status of broken JTAlert audio with the
.NET 5.0.7 desktop runtime.
- I just now finished testing a new NET
build with the fix that broke audio with NET 5.0.7. It worked
- After reporting my successful tests I
asked the question, "Any idea on how long before the fix makes
it into a public NET release, days, weeks or months?" I got
This will likely be more on the scale
of months rather than weeks due to the servicing
- That response was unexpected, but I
understand the issue.
- So I will be going
with my plan "B", dropping the audio library which is broken
by the NET 5.0.7 changes.
That has already been coded and has been with the test team
for a few days now.
- I will be
targeting the JTAlert 2.50.2 public release for
- Please be aware that JTAlert 2.50.2 will
no longer support audio output device selection. All audio
output will be sent to the device set as the default under
- If JTAlert audio output device selection
is important to you, my suggestion is to roll back JTAlert to
- If the affected audio library, NAudio,
developer codes a fix before the new fixed NET runtime is
released I will reverse the "playback on the default audio device only" change. I do
note that the NAudio developer has been conspicuously quite
regarding this issue, so I am not expecting a fix for the
NAudio library any time soon.
de Laurie VK3AMA