[pulseaudio-discuss] Asynchronous notification in ALSA - I/O Plugin - Pulseaudio

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Wed May 21 03:47:01 PDT 2008

At Wed, 21 May 2008 09:46:04 +0300 (EEST),
Juha Erkkilä wrote:
> ----- "Takashi Iwai" <tiwai at suse.de> kirjoitti:
> > Yeah, the async support is a big missing piece in ioplug.  I didn't
> > think it be so important until someone told me that flash player uses
> > it.  Sigh.
> It turns out Flash version 10 beta no longer uses the asynchronous API,
> so using it is an option.

Ah, that's good to know.

> > I have experimental patches to add async support to ioplug.  With a
> > quick test using jack plugin, it seems working somehow.  Will post
> > them alsa-devel now.
> Thank you!  I tested these with Firefox + Flash 9 + Pulseaudio, and while
> sound output works, quitting any Flash application will freeze firefox.

It's a showstopper, then.  Could you figure out in which code does it
freeze?  My change is just to add async call, so it sounds like that
another hidden bug is hit by my change...



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