[pulseaudio-discuss] Handling JACK driver switching

Peter Nelson peter at fuzzle.org
Mon Jan 28 07:53:13 PST 2013

On Mon, 2013-01-28 at 14:27 +0000, Nathan Hulse wrote:

> Yes, sorry about that. One could also say that it is not PA's
> responsibility to map connections to JACK at all, and yet it does. It would
> actually be cool if module-jackdbus-detect were fired again after loss of
> the connections to JACK, in order to detect potential JACK backend changes
> and remap again, although I know it only works on a one-shot basis at
> present.

But pulseaudio isn't losing its connection to JACK, it is the ports is
it connected to that disappear and come back. pulseaudio should not try
to maintain knowledge of these connections as the user can change them
at will to all sorts of other apps. Keeping track of that is delving
into patchbay-territory.


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