[pulseaudio-discuss] keys for raop server

Daniel Mack zonque at gmail.com
Mon Apr 11 05:28:36 PDT 2011

2011/4/11 Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net>:
> On Mon, 11 Apr 2011 12:39:38 +0200, Tomasz Torcz <tomek at pipebreaker.pl>
> wrote:
>>  Some interested in adding server functionality to PA,
>> using attached key?
> On a side note, I understood (from an Apple AirPort engineer) that there
> is no need to do the cryptographic stuff to SEND to an ApEx. If it's true,
> then many hoops in PulseAudio and VLC's RAOP outputs are nasically
> redumdant.
> Of course, for an RAOP input, you do need the cryptography (if the remote
> client asks). I'm not sure how well this fits into PulseAudio though? It
> does not have a decoder for Apple Lossless, does it?

That's true. Streaming from another Mac would also only be interesting
for iTunes, as all other applications are not (natively) able to
stream to an Airport Express. However, a thing that really could be
cool is streaming Music from an iPhone to a computer running


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