[pulseaudio-discuss] "passthrough" audio (eg. AC3 / DTS / WM9)

pl bossart bossart.nospam at gmail.com
Tue Oct 6 11:56:14 PDT 2009

>> Just make sure PA doesn't grab the device, and then tell your app to
>> use the low-level spdif-pass-thru directly. How that is configured has
>> nothing to do with PA, and in fact stays exactly the same whether you
>> run PA or not.

You could use the device reservation utilities for this. When you have
encoded data for pass through you can PA to let go off the device. See
code in module-reserve
- P

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