[pulseaudio-discuss] [RFC] disabling monitor source patch

Jeremy Nickurak jeremy at nickurak.ca
Wed Nov 3 10:35:12 PDT 2010

On Wed, Nov 3, 2010 at 08:35, pl bossart <bossart.nospam at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> As part of the passthrough/compressed data support in PulseAudio, we
> need to disable monitoring. The main use of monitoring is to build
> peakmeters to show volume information, and that just doesn't make
> sense for compressed raw data....

This sounds a bit drastic.

Would it be feasible at all to keep the passthrough going (and have
acceptable hardware doing the decoding separately), but allow a monitor
source to do decoding in software if (and only if) somebody's actually
trying to use the monitor source?

Jeremy Nickurak -= Email/XMPP: -= jeremy at nickurak.ca =-
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