[pulseaudio-discuss] [RFC] Dynamic reconfiguration of sampling rate

Colin Guthrie gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Tue Jan 18 04:16:33 PST 2011

'Twas brillig, and Mark Brown at 18/01/11 11:51 did gyre and gimble:
> If you play a new message notification over a movie then if the
> notification is an MP3 at 44.1kHz and the movie is at 48kHz you need SRC
> as well as mixing, and even on a phone you may want to route things to
> different sets of outputs simultaneously (eg, music to headphones and
> ringtone to headphones plus speaker).  There's also the simple argument
> that if your hardware is capable of offloading some of the DSP work from
> the CPU more efficiently than the CPU can do it itself that's a win.

Without wanting to fork this thread, I think the routing is separate
from the SRC stuff (unless the hardware is suitably outsmarting us here!)



Colin Guthrie

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