[pulseaudio-discuss] glib functions on PA

Tanu Kaskinen tanuk at iki.fi
Wed Apr 20 22:12:51 PDT 2011

On Thu, 2011-04-21 at 10:13 +0530, Arun Raghavan wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-04-20 at 23:26 -0500, Margarita Olaya wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > The initial implementation of  jack detection is using threads and
> > simple file operations like open, close and read currently I'm looking
> > into using pa_threads and glib functions. First step It is simple
> > enough e.g change threads by pa_threads and for file operations I have
> > 
> > u->fd = g_open(u->device_id, O_RDONLY)
> > ioch = g_io_channel_unix_new(u->fd);
> > 
> > then use g_io_channel_read_chars() instead of read.
> > 
> > I'm wonder if it is the beast approach or I'm missing any PA function
> > that fits better for this purpose.
> I'm not aware of any PA code that uses glib for this. module-pipe-sink
> seems to do most of the things you need so that might serve as a good
> starting point.

Also, the server side code doesn't use glib for anything - the glib
dependency has been avoided on purpose. (I don't know or remember the
details why Lennart has been avoiding glib - is it only to keep the
amount of dependencies low, or are there some other reasons why PA
shouldn't use glib.)


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