[pulseaudio-discuss] rtp question
pgf at foxharp.boston.ma.us
Wed Feb 20 08:03:18 PST 2008
cj van den berg wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 10:24:34AM -0500, Paul Fox wrote:
> > maybe i don't understand what module-tunnel-sink does, then. how
> > is it different than a client simply playing to a remote machine?
> > i.e., is
> > paplay --network--> module-native-protocol-tcp
> > any different from:
> > paplay --> module-tunnel-sink --network--> module-native-protocol-tcp
> The difference is that you can't switch between sinks on two different
> remote hosts. Sink switching only works within a single pulseaudio
> daemon process. module-tunnel-sink makes a remote sink look like a local
> sink which means that if you have several of them, then you can switch
> between them and/or use module-combine on them.
i understand now. thanks.
> > thanks. i feel like i'm missing some documentation. where are the pa*
> > tools fully documented? man pages would be nice, of course, but i'm
> > old-fashioned that way. :-)
> All the command line tools should have man pages from 0.9.8 onwards
> iirc. The GUI tools have simple man pages in Debian, but not upstream.
okay. i'm running ubuntu gutsy, and hence 0.9.6. i'll fetch source to
get the docs. (and the changelog :-)
paul fox, pgf at foxharp.boston.ma.us (arlington, ma, where it's 25.5 degrees)
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