[pulseaudio-discuss] [ANNOUNCE] PulseAudio 6.0 RC1 released!

David Henningsson david.henningsson at canonical.com
Mon Dec 1 03:18:31 PST 2014

On 2014-11-29 20:49, Felipe Sateler wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 21, 2014 at 12:05 PM, David Henningsson
> <david.henningsson at canonical.com> wrote:
>> Hi!
>> PulseAudio 6.0 rc1 has now been released - compared to 5.0, we have over 300
>> patches contributed by 41 people, and that's just the tip of the iceberg.
>> All the millions of you who are using it, discussing it with your friends or
>> random people who are wrong on the Internet [1], reporting bugs, answering
>> questions on support forums, IRC channels, Facebook etc, or in other ways
>> have been caring for PulseAudio, you have all helped shape PulseAudio what
>> it is today. Thank you!
>> Some of the new features include:
>>   * Bluez 5 HSP (headset profile) support, both with and without oFono
>>   * SystemD socket activation support
>>   * Better support for multichannel and 2.1 profiles
>>   * Protocol optimisations
> I believe this line includes the srbchannel api.
> The srbchannel test fails on freebsd with a sigsev, because the test
> does not check that srbchannel_new succeeds before using it.
> Maybe the srbchannel test should be disabled when eventfd is not present?

The srbchannel test should fail if the srbchannel is not available, so I 
think it makes most sense to disable it on architectures without 

Would you mind writing a patch for that? I'm a little unsure exactly 
when to disable it (given the different FreeBSD variants).

David Henningsson, Canonical Ltd.

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