[pulseaudio-discuss] [PATCH] alsa-mixer: Add workaround for some USB headsets

David Henningsson david.henningsson at canonical.com
Tue Apr 5 23:39:48 PDT 2011

On 2011-04-05 22:57, Colin Guthrie wrote:
> 'Twas brillig, and David Henningsson at 05/04/11 13:03 did gyre and gimble:
>> As I discussed with Tanu Kaskinen yesterday, we should do something
>> about when one profile path prevents another from using the hw volume
>> capabilities. However, with Ubuntu a few weeks from release, I went for
>> the workaround approach and created a separate profile for the devices
>> instead to minimise regression potential.
>> So, until this is fixed the right way, feel free to use the attached patch.
>> Bug reference:
>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/alsa-driver/+bug/671560
> While I appreciate this is a work around, is it worth committing
> (especially to stable-queue) in the short term?
> We'll likely push out stable-queue very soon. If you've got a fairly
> recent snapshot for Ubuntu already, then bumping the version to 0.9.23
> should be uncontroversial (tho' version bumps may still be banned by
> policy regardless).
> What do you think?
> Col

Good question. Maybe it would make more sense for distro maintainers 
than upstream. I guess it also depends on when someone actually makes 
the fix the right way :-)

David Henningsson, Canonical Ltd.

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