[pulseaudio-discuss] Proposal for new media role: fmradio
tanuk at iki.fi
Wed Sep 14 21:24:47 PDT 2011
On Thu, 2011-09-15 at 06:47 +0300, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> On Tuesday 13 September 2011, Tanu Kaskinen wrote:
> > On Tue, 2011-09-13 at 17:20 +0200, David Henningsson wrote:
> > > On 09/13/2011 02:58 PM, Tanu Kaskinen wrote:
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > I suggest a new media role to be added to the official list of roles:
> > > > "fmradio". It would be primarily useful for capture streams - I don't
> > > > know if it makes any sense for playback streams. The routing policy
> > > > could then route FM radio capture streams automatically to an FM radio
> > > > source.
> > > >
> > > > Any objections?
> This does NOT belong in PulseAudio.
What does not belong in Pulseaudio? This is about routing audio streams,
and that's very much Pulseaudio's job.
> An FM receiver application will tune the
> V4L2 device directly, and thus needs to open the corresponding ALSA capture
> device (possibly through PulseAudio).
Yes, and making this possible with the minimum hassle for the
application is exactly what I'm trying to achieve. Could you comment
also on my longer mail in this thread where I changed the proposal?
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