[pulseaudio-discuss] [PATCH 0/3] New alsa path option: mute-during-activation

Tanu Kaskinen tanu.kaskinen at digia.com
Thu Mar 22 07:20:06 PDT 2012

On Thu, 2012-03-22 at 14:33 +0100, David Henningsson wrote:
> Ideally, I would like an algorithm that on path_select, took the new 
> mute and volume state into account, and did the following:
> 1) Calculated which alsa-kcontrols that needed to change, taking into 
> account the new mute as well as volume state.
> 2) For every kcontrol that needs to mute, mute it.
> 3) For every kcontrol that needs its volume lowered, lower it.

I guess "the rest" (like enumerations) would go here between 3 and 4.

> 4) For every kcontrol that needs its volume raised, raise it.
> 5) For every kcontrol that needs to unmute, unmute it.
> Note that the order of 2 - 5 is specifically meant to avoid volume bumps.
> I was loosely thinking (i e, this is not a promise!) to do something 
> like this for PulseAudio 3.0. If I get around to do that, would such an 
> algorithm also remove your N9 clicking problem, without the need for a 
> mute-during-activation option?

Quite likely.


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