[pulseaudio-discuss] FAQ? How to Directly Connect Sources to Sinks, or Sinks to each other?

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Wed Mar 26 16:07:29 PDT 2008

On Mon, 18.02.08 10:21, Erich Boleyn (erich at uruk.org) wrote:

> Essentially my network setup is: all computers are potential sources of
> sound, and any computer with speakers is a potential sink for sound, so
> they are all RTP transmitters and I have scripts to dynamically load
> or remove the "module-rtp-recv" module using a simple command-line, which
> I then have tied into some remotes (to be Wife-Friendly ;-).
> So, I considered your suggestion above, but my setup is such that I need
> any *incoming* rtp traffic (from loaded "module-rtp-recv" modules) to not
> be read by the monitor on the hardware output and then be sent out in a
> possible loop.
> Or am I confused here?  Is there a way to specify a sink in such a way
> that the data you are writing is mixed in only after any "monitor" on
> that sink?

In short: this is not doable with PA right now, sorry. This will
always result in an audio loop with the current code. And I have no
decent idea to make this work, sorry.


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