[pulseaudio-discuss] [PATCH] alsa-mixer: Add "Line Out Jack" to analog-output.conf

David Henningsson david.henningsson at canonical.com
Fri May 17 02:24:54 PDT 2013

On 05/17/2013 11:14 AM, Tanu Kaskinen wrote:
> On Thu, 2013-05-16 at 11:04 +0200, David Henningsson wrote:
>> A stationary computer usually has headphone jack(s) and line out jacks.
>> In some cases analog-output.conf will be a subset of
>> analog-output-headphones.conf, causing line outs to be unusable (because
>> headphones are unplugged).
>> This late in the cycle, this was the safest way I could think of to try
>> to fix this for a particular computer. In later versions of PulseAudio
>> we could consider making a dedicated line out path instead, and have
>> proper jack detection there.
> A line out path sounds desirable indeed. Would you be willing to
> implement that right away for the next branch?

I could do that, but to avoid losing focus on that we have a frozen 
version that needs releasing, I'd prefer pushing this one to both 
branches and then working on that once 4.0 is released.

David Henningsson, Canonical Ltd.

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