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

Bastien Nocera hadess at hadess.net
Thu Jun 19 12:28:29 CEST 2008

On Thu, 2008-06-19 at 11:22 +0100, Sam Morris wrote:
> That's possible, but since there is already code in GstMixerTrack to
> handle duplicate translated names it seemed logical to apply this
> solution to handle untranslated names and also translated/untranslated
> names of GstMixerOptions.
> I get the feeling the ALSA developers do not consider this a problem;
> the alsa-utils such as alsamixer already correctly handle the situation
> by displaying the tracks to the user with the names "Capture", "Capture
> 1", "Capture 2".
> Output from 'amixer controls':
>         numid=16,iface=MIXER,name='Input Source'
>         numid=17,iface=MIXER,name='Input Source',index=1
>         numid=18,iface=MIXER,name='Input Source',index=2
> But I can always ask. I'd just prefer to not have to wait until 2.6.28
> for this laptop to be usable. :(

Or you could simplify the code to use the index provided instead, if
it's already available directly from ALSA. Rather than checking for
dupes by hand.

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