[pulseaudio-discuss] Custom client-server communication

tarantism tarantism at ntlworld.com
Thu Oct 21 13:47:09 PDT 2010

On Wed, 2010-10-20 at 00:17 +0100, Colin Guthrie wrote:
> There are likely no ways to piggy back onto the existing protocol for
> this kind of hacking sadly. The same mechanism is still used in latest
> PA, but in git master there is a dbus based protocol which I'd wager
> would be easier to extend.
> As it stands now, I do grant you that the modifications to the core are
> highly undesirable. I may try and factor this out but it doesn't really
> help you just now.
> I guess you'll have to use some kind of independent IPC to allow a given
> app to talk to your module.

Thanks, that's clear enough. An independent IPC looks quite a good

I've spent _many_ _hours_ poring over the source to find how this should
be done so it's quite a relief to know it's not possible!!

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