[pulseaudio-discuss] [PATCH] qpaeq: Try to load equalizer module before failing, better error messages

Colin Guthrie gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Fri Mar 23 03:14:13 PDT 2012

'Twas brillig, and Matěj Laitl at 19/03/12 21:44 did gyre and gimble:
> This fixes bug 38728 [1]. When equalizer features are unavailable in running
> pulseaudio daemon, try to load relevant module. If this fails, following error
> is printed on stderr instead of a confusing traceback:
> It seems that running pulseaudio does not support equalizer features and
> loading module-equalizer-sink module failed. Exiting...

This is a great start thank you :)

As it's a GUI program that could be started via a menu or .desktop file,
it would be nice to warn the user via a GUI friendly way when things go
really wrong.

That would be a good next step if you are keen!




Colin Guthrie

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