I should have gone to bed by now but I just got ogg vorbis loading working (for small files). time to call it a night. next I need to figure out how to stream larger files.
I started making a buffer pool so I could reuse the same memory over and over for streaming audio. for starters I'm using 512KB buffers, which is plenty of space to hold most short sound effects, but a music track will fill up a whole bunch of buffers. I think I will use delimited continuations to make generators that yield a chunk of audio each time they are called. then it's a matter of making sure that the OpenAL sources always have the next chunk ready before the current chunk is done.
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