[pulseaudio-discuss] [RFC] Passthrough support

Arun Raghavan arun.raghavan at collabora.co.uk
Tue Feb 22 10:44:41 PST 2011

On Tue, 2011-02-22 at 11:43 -0600, pl bossart wrote:
> > I assume that the every sink that supports PCM will have one format with
> > PA_ENCODING_PCM in its list of supported formats. With the extended API,
> > I'd like to treat PCM and compressed formats as being equal as much as
> > possible.
> ok, now I get it. I didn't see the PA_ENCODING_PCM on the first line...
> Still, I am not clear about the negociation. the client would need to
> use pa_stream_new_extended with multiple formats, and then get the
> actual format with get_format_info. If my understanding is correct,
> then maybe you would need a list of formats instead of just one?

Oh, indeed! That was the intention, but I guess I missed putting that in
the wiki. Fixed now.


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