[pulseaudio-discuss] process identification
ritesh at cs.unc.edu
Tue Dec 18 12:38:00 PST 2007
On Dec 18, 2007 12:59 PM, Lennart Poettering <lennart at poettering.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 17.12.07 22:01, Ritesh Kumar (ritesh at cs.unc.edu) wrote:
> > Hi guys,
> > I was wondering if pulseaudio stores a client's PID in its daemon
> as a
> > means of identification. pacmd's list-clients doesn't show any PID
> > information. I was thinking of integrating the sink-input movement
> > available clients with a window manager. One possible use case is
> > the sink for the focussed window using some shortcuts. X allows me to
> > the pid of the process responsible for a window. I could use the pid to
> > identify the responsible clients and sink-inputs.
> It doesn't do that right now. One of the top priority items on my todo
> list is to add an extensible metat data system to PA which allows
> attaching arbirtrary information to clients and streams. One of them
> would then be the PID, the binary name, the icon, the XID and whatever
> else might make sense.
> Great... I will be eagerly waiting :)
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