[pulseaudio-discuss] cannot control input devices from pavucontrol + crashes in recording tab

Colin Guthrie gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Wed Dec 29 02:29:51 PST 2010

'Twas brillig, and Peter Hercek at 28/12/10 22:08 did gyre and gimble:
> On 12/28/2010 10:36 PM, Peter Hercek wrote:
>>> If so, then things are all working as expected (albeit with the
>>> module-loopback not preventing an idle timeout of the daemon which
>>> should likely be addressed somehow - likely a relatively simple patch to
>>> module-loopback.c).
>> I'm cool with any way which allows me to prevent the server exit when
>> it is used by module-loopback only. It may be done by module-loopback
>> actually telling the server it is being used or it can be done by some
>> switch/option/argument to module-loopback (looks like it is possible
>> to have them so I do not know how to specify it now) or a switch to
>> server or loading some module do-not-exit-on-idle or whatever :-) I do
>> not really care, it just sucks big time when I need to have some other
>> (visible) app using pulseaudio server to keep it running when I need
>> only module-loopback active.
> Actually the solution for me should be setting
> exit-idle-time = -1
> This seems to work.
> I still think that module-loopback use should prevent the server from
> exit even when exit-idle-time is a small postive number.

Hmm, I should have read this mail before replying to the last :D

But basically, yes, I agree. I'll look into making that change.



Colin Guthrie

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