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

Tanu Kaskinen tanu.kaskinen at intel.com
Fri May 17 02:28:10 PDT 2013

On Fri, 2013-05-17 at 11:24 +0200, David Henningsson wrote:
> 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.

I'm fine with pushing the patch to both branches. What I don't like so
much is that the proper fix is left to be done "sometime later". There's
no need to wait for 4.0 before the fix can be done in the next branch.


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