[pulseaudio-discuss] [PATCH] alsa-mixer: Add "Headset Playback|Capture" element

David Henningsson david.henningsson at canonical.com
Thu Apr 4 04:36:51 PDT 2013

On 03/27/2013 11:06 AM, Tanu Kaskinen wrote:
> On Wed, 2013-03-27 at 11:03 +0100, David Henningsson wrote:
>> On 03/27/2013 10:52 AM, Tanu Kaskinen wrote:
>>> On Mon, 2013-03-25 at 15:00 +0100, David Henningsson wrote:
>>>> Found on Logitech B530 USB Headset / kernel 3.8. Because we don't
>>>> have different path for headset and headphone today, just add
>>>> Headset to the existing headphone path.
>>> Wouldn't it be better to have a headset path for output too, at least so
>>> that the UI can show a more accurate description of the device? This
>>> might be useful for automatic routing too, if the path configuration
>>> would set the device.form_factor property.
>> In 99% of all cases, a headset has a "Headphone" control. A "Headset"
>> control is really the exception. And given the HDA specification that is
>> unlikely to change in the near future.
>> As such, I think the extra path is not worth the cost.
> OK, you have my ack for the patch then.

Thanks, pushed to master and next branches now.

David Henningsson, Canonical Ltd.

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