[pulseaudio-discuss] [PATCH] client: Don't update smoother while corked
gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Wed Jan 12 01:25:42 PST 2011
'Twas brillig, and Arun Raghavan at 11/01/11 18:39 did gyre and gimble:
> On Tue, 2011-01-11 at 23:58 +0530, Arun Raghavan wrote:
>> This prevents the smoother attached to the stream clock from being
>> updated while the stream is corked, which in turn ensures that once
>> corking is completed, pa_stream_get_time() always returns the same value
>> until the stream is uncorked - i.e., the clock does not advance when the
>> client believes that it will not.
>> The actual call to pa_smoother_put() happens on things like stream
>> suspend/unsuspend, which trigger timing updates. This changes the
>> smoother coefficients, which means that a call to pa_smoother_get() for
>> the same value of 'x' can return different values before and after a
>> timing update.
> To add some background, this is required to fix a problem that was
> uncovered by the GStreamer pulsesink. We compensate for the clock
> advancing while the stream is paused. The incorrect change in stream
> time triggers this compensation and we get a short gap in playback. More
> details at  for the interested.
Seems sensible to me from your description.
I'll pull it in when I get a moment.
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