Simple wav playback using alsa

Dear experts.

I'm looking for a simple C/C++ API for playing short WAV file with ALSA as the sound engine. As simple as one line Windows API if possible:
  PlaySound("mysounf.wav", ..., ... );

however, any short example will be appreciated.

Thank you.
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Alsa has the aplay program with it, that does just that. Check it's source to find what you need.

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KocilAuthor Commented:
I've been doing that, and wonder why it is so complicated ?

I don't know. Check "For ALSA Software Developers"
maybe something useful is there.

Or go ask on #alsa on
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