Using pulseaudio by default
jon.nettleton at gmail.com
Sat Jan 20 03:09:27 UTC 2007
On Fri, 2007-01-19 at 15:52 -0500, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> 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
I have also slogged through the wiki's and mailing lists and have a
working pulseaudio audio setup on my desktop. If there are some bugs
files and a place to collaborate information I would be more than happy
to add my tomboy notes on the process.
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