[pulseaudio-discuss] Potential module: persistent-sink

Magnus Hjorth magnus.hjorth at home.se
Sun Dec 7 05:28:04 PST 2008

On Sun, 2008-12-07 at 00:14 -0800, Josh Lehan wrote:
> Chris Hamilton wrote:
> > Is it possible to have a stream stay connected to a sink, be rescued,
> > but then be reconnected if the sink that disappeared becomes available
> > once again?
> > 
> > Something similar to rescue-stream and always-sink, but that will try to
> > reconstruct the previously existing sink in the meantime.  (For example,
> > if it was a network sink, it'll keep trying to reconnect to the host if
> > it went down).
> I was thinking along similar lines.
> I'd like to see a priority list of sinks, that the user could manipulate 
> and set into the desired order.

Another variation on this would be to have a broadcast sink that sends
out audio to all available sinks (perhaps all with names matching a
pattern/regexp or some other critera), and updates dynamically when
sinks appear/disappear. Could be very useful imo.


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