[pulseaudio-discuss] [PATCH]: High-definition audio pass-through support

Pierre-Louis Bossart pierre-louis.bossart at linux.intel.com
Sat Nov 19 10:36:15 PST 2011

> Isn't this just enabling 7.1 channel output, such that the application
> in question does the decoding and passes the PCM stream to your
> receiver
> equipment?
> This isn't necessarily a bad thing to support, but I think the commit
> message and such is then quite wrong (and judging from your comments,
> perhaps your understanding of what is going on too might be quite off
> target!)

Enabling multichannel output over HDMI probably something we want to do by
reading the ELD controls. Adding static profile definitions doesn't make
sense to me, it's dependent on the receiver capabilities.

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