[pulseaudio-discuss] GSoC ideas

Thomas Martitz kugel at rockbox.org
Fri Apr 26 13:05:03 PDT 2013

Am 26.04.2013 14:54, schrieb David Henningsson:
>>> My ideas for a gsoc application:
>>> - Fix network sinks. Try to move a stream to network sink and back
>>> moments later it will run into problems.
>>>      e.g. mplayer just stop playing and hang. My job would be
>>> additional testing and fixing upcoming bugs in pulseaudio.
>> Making module-tunnel-sink reliable would be very welcome. Estimating the
>> amount of work is hard, though, when you don't know what exactly are the
>> root causes for the bugs, which makes writing the project plan hard too.
> I'd like to see a rewrite of module-tunnel-sink to use the libpulse 
> API instead of doing the protocol stuff directly.
> I also think that wifi + TCP + low latency is a very hard thing to 
> achieve reliably. The question is if it is possible at all, and if 
> not, what the options are. Arun didn't seem very happy about improving 
> RTP support in PulseAudio. 

How could you possibly be unhappy about "improving RTP support"? Right 
now it's basically unusable (for me, anyway) due to this problem/bug: 

Best regards.

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