[pulseaudio-discuss] Description for virtual sinks

Colin Guthrie gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Thu Mar 26 07:24:10 PDT 2009

'Twas brillig, and Lennart Poettering at 26/03/09 13:31 did gyre and gimble:
> On Tue, 24.03.09 12:27, Maarten Bosmans (mkbosmans at gmail.com) wrote:
>> Is there any particular reason that it is not possible to set the
>> description when making a sink with module-remap-sink (or his friends
>> module-combine, module-tunnel-sink, etc.)?
>> It seems that the description is always derived from the master sink, but I
>> would like to customize it, because this is the name that is shown in
>> interfaces like pavucontrol.
> It has been a long time item ony my todo list to allow setting
> arbitrary properties (including the description string) on all
> sinks/sources from the module parameters. Should be relatively easy to
> add but hasn't happened yet. Patches always welcome.

I added this to the airport sink recently... is this the approach you'd 
take (it's a fairly direct "description="blah"" argument) or do you want 
something more generic that copes with more things?

If you outline the approach I may take a stab.



Colin Guthrie

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