[pulseaudio-discuss] Tunnel Sink Question
gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Tue Apr 8 06:45:51 PDT 2008
Jim Duda wrote:
> The documentation for tunnel sink says:
> Tunnel a remote sink/source to a local "ghost" sink/source. Requires a running PulseAudio daemon on the remote server
> with module-native-protocol-tcp loaded. It's probably a better idea to connect to the remote sink/source directly since
> some buffer control is lost through this tunneling.
> Can anyone expand on "It's probably a better idea to connect to the remote sink/source directly"? What specifically
> does this mean to connect directly. Is this referring to using the alsa-pulse plugin and attaching to some remote sink
> using the "server", "device", and "sink" parameters in the .asoundrc file?
You can do e.g.:
PULSE_SERVER=otherhost paplay /path/to/sound.wav
Same applied for all pulse clients (alsa routing included).
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