[pulseaudio-discuss] Not only autospawning, but all PA daemon startup of any kind appears impossible with PA trunk

Nix nix at esperi.org.uk
Sun May 16 14:29:48 PDT 2010

On 16 May 2010, Colin Guthrie said:

> 'Twas brillig, and Tanu Kaskinen at 16/05/10 13:11 did gyre and gimble:
>> If I got the wrong impression and you were aware of this already, then
>> I'd like to hear about concrete situations where it does make sense to
>> configure the server address in client.conf and still use the --start
>> switch for launcing a per-user daemon, or using the --start switch for
>> launcing a per-user daemon in an environment where the PULSE_SERVER
>> variable is set.
> I've not had time to think about this thread/issue fully, but one
> example that may be a problem is when the X11 root window properties
> are set and we try to restart PA.

This is what I was doing: I'd just upgraded it. Imagine my joy to find I
could kill the old instance but couldn't start a new one.

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