Using pulseaudio by default
mclasen at redhat.com
Fri Jan 19 20:52:25 UTC 2007
On Fri, 2007-01-19 at 21:30 +0100, Pierre Ossman wrote:
> > Ah, I was wrong about the range, sorry. But still, after adding myself
> > to the pulse-rt group, and logging in again, pulseaudio won't start,
> > this time complaining about a nonreadable $HOME/.pulse/daemon.conf.
> Now this shouldn't happen. It should use your local conf if it exists,
> but fall back to the global otherwise.
I'll ask monty about this. I believe he investigated this particular
problem in depth.
> > Clearly, some work is needed to make pulseaudio-based sound work
> > out of the box.
> Definitely, I just have too much on my table to do more than just basic
> maintenance of the package.
Ok, I'll be happy to file some bugs and provide patches.
How about this list of changes as a starting point:
- Split esound into esound (daemon and utils) and esound-libs (#223503)
- Make the package install /usr/bin/esd instead of /usr/bin/esdcompat
and make it conflict with esound - that should take care of
most of the gnome stack.
- Figure out a way to avoid the pulse-rt group requirement, or
alternatively, add users to pulse-rt automatically.
- Make module-hal-detect work with recent kernels
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