[pulseaudio-discuss] [SDL] PulseAudio output for SDL

Diego 'Flameeyes' Pettenò flameeyes at gmail.com
Wed Apr 18 05:31:31 PDT 2007

On Wed, 18 Apr 2007 14:10:35 +0200
CJ van den Berg <cj at vdbonline.com> wrote:

> Note that PulseAudio has an ALSA plugin, which redirects output from
> ALSA applications to the PulseAudio daemon. This plugin is pretty
> popular with PulseAudio users, so if SDL were to try ALSA first, it
> would always succeed and the native PulseAudio driver would likely
> never actually get used.
Nor the games; to my experience, the ALSA plugin for PulseAudio breaks
SDL quite a lot. Locally I set SDL to use ESounD instead, which works
fine, with ALSA I ended up taking down my whole box.

Diego "Flameeyes" Pettenò
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