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

Tanu Kaskinen tanuk at iki.fi
Wed Mar 27 03:06:16 PDT 2013

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.


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