[pulseaudio-discuss] Remapped sinks: Descriptions and disadvantages?
gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Sat Jun 27 11:53:23 PDT 2009
'Twas brillig, and Colin Guthrie at 27/06/09 18:54 did gyre and gimble:
> 'Twas brillig, and Timothy J Massey at 27/06/09 18:13 did gyre and gimble:
>> Finally, my last question is this: is there a way to control the
>> actual name and description given to the original sink? Especially in
>> the short-term, I don't mind having to statically configure the
>> devices in, say, default.pa, even if that means I can't hot-plug new
>> devices. I would certainly do this if there are CPU or quality
>> advantages to not doing the module-remap-sink.
> Well the name you give it already via sink_name, but you can change the
> description which will be shown in pavucontrol via the sink_properties=
> argument to the module:
> sink_properties="device.description='My Preferred Name'"
> Sadly, while this should work, the combine module will automatically
> update it, instantly overwriting your customisation.
> I think the attached patch should modify the module to work for you.
> Please let me know if it works as I've not tested it :)
OK, I tested it.
There is a (slightly different) commit waiting in my tree for a pull :)
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