[pulseaudio-discuss] rtkit: add pid as argument

David Henningsson launchpad.web at epost.diwic.se
Sun Apr 25 12:41:03 PDT 2010

Maarten Lankhorst wrote:
> Well, the use case would be wine's wineserver. On windows programs
> usually set audio threads to THREAD_PRIORITY_TIME_CRITICAL to indicate
> that they have to have a certain priority. But in windows thread handles
> are global, so doing it inside wine's 'ntdll' library wouldn't make much
> sense, since the request to set the priority would go to wineserver
> first, since there's no way to tell from inside a wine program to tell
> which handle corresponds to the thread, or even if that handle is local
> or not. Wineserver controls this information so all requests that
> involve handles involve a wineserver call, in general. So racing cannot
> happen, because wineserver is the only one making the requests.

Just a question, what about RLIMIT_RTTIME, which rtkit requires to be
set for enabling rt? AFAIK there is no equivalent in Windows.

// David

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