[pulseaudio-discuss] [PATCH] Pulseaudio input mixer rewrite

Colin Guthrie gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Sun Jan 23 06:18:02 PST 2011

'Twas brillig, and David Henningsson at 19/01/11 15:59 did gyre and gimble:
> Yeah, I guess it's time. Let me know if you want six emails instead of one.
> Over the past few weeks - although there always seems to be something
> else you have to fix first - I've been working on fixing the
> long-standing issues with the pulseaudio mixer paths not working
> correctly on the input side: basically it isn't showing helpful enough
> names (e g "Microphone 1" and "Microphone 2" instead of "Front
> Microphone" and "Rear Microphone"), and not always controlling the right
> sliders underneath.
> I have tested it on the stuff I have here and it seems to work well
> enough. For Ubuntu users, easy testing is here:
> https://launchpad.net/~diwic/+archive/pulse-mixer
> Realtek HDA codecs might need two recent ALSA commits that rename "Mic
> Boost" to "Mic Boost Volume", and to change an index error that made PA
> ignore the control. They are both in queue for 2.6.38. I've also made
> some changes in the kernel to clear up the namespace (i e change some of
> the more crazy names to standard names) recently that might be interesting.
> As for where this is going (master, stable-queue, or /dev/null?) -
> speaking from Ubuntu's standpoint I'd strongly prefer stable-queue,
> because I want this in Ubuntu 11.04, which is based on stable-queue. Me
> being biassed, It'll be up to the rest of you (Colin etc) to make the
> decision given that there is somewhat of a regression risk, at least for
> unusual hardware.

Thanks very much for this. Not sure I'll have time to properly review
today, but I'll try and find time in the week... although I am pretty busy.

If anyone else gets the chance to ACK them in the mean time, I'd
appreciate it :D




Colin Guthrie

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