[gst-devel] Patch review: eliminate duplicate GstMixerTrack names

Bastien Nocera hadess at hadess.net
Thu Jun 19 11:57:59 CEST 2008

On Sat, 2008-06-14 at 18:42 +0100, Sam Morris wrote:
> I've had a couple of patches attached to
> <http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=528299> for a couple of
> months now. Could someone please take a look at them?
> They prevent two GstMixerTracks from having the same name--which is a
> problem on my laptop: I have six tracks, three of which are called
> "Input Source", and three of which are called "Capture". Without the
> patch, gnome-volume-control can't tell the difference between them,
> meaning that a user who wants to record sound has to fall back to using
> alsamixer rather than gnome-volume-control.

Really, I'd rather you filed a bug against the kernel, and nicely asked
your ALSA developers to look at unbreaking the driver's labels, rather
than adding more special casing in GStreamer or gnome-volume-control...


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