[pulseaudio-discuss] long delay after "paplay -s somehost foo.wav"
pgf at foxharp.boston.ma.us
Wed Aug 10 10:31:31 PDT 2011
> > > The 2s delay is likely related to the amount of audio that is
> > buffered
> > > by default.
> > i've modified the pacat-simple.c example to let me play with the
> > pa_buffer_attr passed to pa_simple_new, but can't seem to find a
> > combination that avoids the 2s wait.
> Have you played with the "prebuf" field? It defines the amount of buffering
> before playback starts. By default it is set to the tlength size, that may
> explain your 2s wait.
i don't think so. the 2s happens at the end of playback, not the start.
the trac ticket i referenced explains it pretty well. (but to answer your
question, yes, i played with it.)
paul fox, pgf at foxharp.boston.ma.us (arlington, ma, where it's 69.4 degrees)
More information about the pulseaudio-discuss