[pulseaudio-discuss] Ticket #8314: Seeking with pulseaudio enabled results in 100% volume

Colin Guthrie gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Wed May 19 08:43:42 PDT 2010

'Twas brillig, and Colin Guthrie at 19/05/10 16:42 did gyre and gimble:
> 'Twas brillig, and Jeremy Nickurak at 19/05/10 16:13 did gyre and gimble:
>> Here's a case of an upstream dev absolutely not supporting pulseaudio in
>> any way shape or form. Their code specifically disables pulseaudio any
>> time they see it. The devs think there's no reason for pulseaudio to
>> exist, and that it causes unresolvable problems for their goals
>> (specifically regarding sync).
>> Is pulseaudio capable of meeting this application's needs? Is there
>> something on a social/documentation level that's lacking? Are the devs
>> just being unreasonable?
> Daniel doesn't deal that much with the audio code so I'm surprised he's
> commenting on that bug. There is a new branch of mythtv that will be
> merged back in to trunk soon with better PulseAudio support.
> I'm actually surprised that jyavenard reassinged it to Daniel TBH... :s
> FWIW, although I love the MythTV project, it's has a very hard lined
> developer community that really doesn't catter to the user community
> directly - it's the developers that matter and if that fits in with the
> users then cool, but if it doesn't then the user who wants that
> feature/improvement/bugfix then they had better get their hands dirty
> and code a patch!
> That's maybe not everyone's cup of tea but it works for them and that's
> fine.
>> The only thing that I see is clear here is that the users of distros
>> that go to pulseaudio are left out in the cold.
> In Mandriva I specifically revert the automatic suspending of PulseAudio
> in our MythTV packages. It has always worked fine for me via the alsa
> plugin and now the 0.23 version of MythTV support proper pulseaudio
> output on it's own (although I actually find the alsa output to suffer
> from less sync issues ironically, but YMMV).

Oops. Forgot to include the patch I referenced:



Colin Guthrie

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