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

David Henningsson david.henningsson at canonical.com
Thu Mar 22 07:53:58 PDT 2012

2012-03-22 15:20, Tanu Kaskinen skrev:
> 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.

Yes, good point.

>> 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.

Ok, hopefully I get around to actually do this, if so, are you okay with 
me removing mute-during-activation at that point?

David Henningsson, Canonical Ltd.

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