[pulseaudio-discuss] Unable to make pulseaudio work on a Slackware based distribution (Kongoni)

Robert Gabriel robert at linux-source.org
Thu Dec 9 13:56:31 PST 2010

For a proper gstreamer backend what do I need?

gstreamer, gst-plugins-base and gst-plugins-good?

On Thu, Dec 9, 2010 at 22:52, Colin Guthrie <gmane at colin.guthr.ie> wrote:
> 'Twas brillig, and Robert Gabriel at 09/12/10 21:34 did gyre and gimble:
>> Well modified initially resample-method to
>> resample-method=speex-float-1, and the sound was chopy, but
>> modified now to resample-method=speex-float-0 and works fine.
> We default to speex-float-0 in Mandriva too.
>> OK, I need to know what proper backend to use. This is a distribution
>> and I suppose people want something that
>> works out of the box. Can xine do it? Or I should go to VLC (note this
>> is a GNU distro, so only freeeeeee :))
> I think your choice should be between GStreamer and VLC. I'd test both
> to see which works best for you. VLC is still quite young but it's
> getting a lot of development of late. You'll probably get differing
> opinions. Mandriva and I think Fedora and SuSE, use GStreamer by default
> but not 100% certain.
> If you do go with GStreamer, there is a patch related to PA output
> recently committed that you should add in:
> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/gstreamer/gst-plugins-good/commit/?id=8ca094795add18733faeb2a1f335bb33f40f9894
> Col
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