[pulseaudio-discuss] alsa pulse bugs

Lennart Poettering mznyfn at 0pointer.de
Tue May 6 12:38:24 PDT 2008

On Mon, 05.05.08 09:58, Colin Guthrie (gmane at colin.guthr.ie) wrote:

> tom at dbservice.com wrote:
> > I reported three bugs to the alsa bugtracker:
> > 
> > https://bugtrack.alsa-project.org/alsa-bug/view.php?id=3942
> > https://bugtrack.alsa-project.org/alsa-bug/view.php?id=3943
> > https://bugtrack.alsa-project.org/alsa-bug/view.php?id=3944
> > 
> > It's three bugs after all. Once these are fixed I expect Wine to work.  
> > *fingers crossed*
> Ace Tom :)
> I've cross posted this to the alsa devel list. Hopefully Takashi (who's 
> committed some pulse-related stuff recently) will have some insight here.
> Re the snd_pcm_delay() including network latency (#3945), this clearly 
> makes sense for network streams. Does you proposed fix include this 
> delay (albeit with the improvement that it also will drop to 0 if there 
> are no samples queued)?
> Also re #3942, I believe (but not sure) that the max buffer in the 
> glitch free branch has been increased significantly (as it now needs to 
> keep some degree of past sound as well as future buffer to allow the 
> rewinds to work properly (this is no doubt an inaccurate description of 
> why it's needed.... :p)) I'm not sure how this would affect this 
> solution, but Lennart will be able to advise better.

Yes, with glitch-free maxlength becomes mostly irrelevant. It should
default to "0" know, to let the server decide.


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