[pulseaudio-discuss] Moblin AudioManager (was: Re: Adding "timeout=0" to module module-suspend-on-idle)

pl bossart bossart.nospam at gmail.com
Sat Sep 19 11:05:25 PDT 2009

i will talk about the reasons that led to the developments of the
audio  manager during the LPC audio track.

On 9/19/09, Colin Guthrie <gmane at colin.guthr.ie> wrote:
> While looking into some pulseaudio but reports on this list, I learned about
> Mobin's AudioManager which appears to be a fork of pulseaudio (i.e. the git
> repository is not a clone of upstream PA, so it seems forky to me):
>  http://git.moblin.org/cgit.cgi/audiomanager/
>  Information about audio manager is here:
> http://moblin.org/community/blogs/zbt/2009/audio-manager-overview
> http://moblin.org/community/blogs/zbt/2009/audio-manager-streams
> http://moblin.org/community/blogs/zbt/2009/audio-manager-internal-stream-list
> http://moblin.org/community/blogs/zbt/2009/audio-manager-volume-ramping
>  This seems to be a big DBUS API built on top of PulseAudio to control
> streams that cannot pass through PA (e.g. encoded MP3 streams etc.).
>  I'm not really sure I fully understand what it does but it looks like it
> can implement policy based routing? Is this the case?
>  If so it may have some overlap with my module-device-manager that I'm
> working on in my tree to provide better support for KDE. It may also have
> some overlap with Tanu's DBUS API (not really sure).
>  Can some of the Mobin guys maybe talk about some of their extensions and
> which ones may be suitable for upstreaming to pulseaudio? Can they also
> comment as to if they are intending to push these upstream or if this is
> just going to remain a fork?
>  Cheers
>  Col
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