[pulseaudio-discuss] setting a volume on a short lived stream

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Fri Oct 30 08:37:30 PDT 2009

On Fri, 30.10.09 12:23, Colin Guthrie (gmane at colin.guthr.ie) wrote:

> 'Twas brillig, and Brian J. Murrell at 30/10/09 11:54 did gyre and gimble:
> >On Thu, 2009-10-29 at 21:13 +0000, Colin Guthrie wrote:
> >>This beeb should be marked with media.role=event and thus should
> >>be adjustable via the "Sound Events" slider in pavucontrol
> >>should control your volume. That said, I'm not 100% certain how
> >>metacity produces this sound, but I suspect it's via libcanberra
> >>in which case it's definitely setup like that.
> >
> >Nope.  It's done through alsa.  When it shows up ever so briefly in
> >pavucontrol it says:
> >
> >ALSA plug-in [metacity]
> >
> >Unfortunately it doesn't hang around long enough to get a handle on the
> >slider.
> Then the code in metacity should probably be updated to either:
>  a) Use libcanberra and trigger either "bell-terminal" or
> "bell-window-system" sound events (recommended)

It already does that. And has been doing for about always. I prepped
the patch for that, so I know for sure ;-) 


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