[pulseaudio-discuss] xrdp pulse sink

Jay Sorg jay.sorg at gmail.com
Sun Feb 9 01:19:12 PST 2014

Hi all,

We have the xrdp source done now too.
How can we proceed to get this into pulseaudio.

Should we send patch?  pull request?
Does it need to be LGPL?


On Fri, Aug 9, 2013 at 7:12 AM, Tanu Kaskinen
<tanu.kaskinen at linux.intel.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2013-08-06 at 14:26 -0700, Jay Sorg wrote:
>> >>  - the xrdp server will call something like "pacmd load-module
>> >> module-xrdp-sink format=x rate=y" and thereby sets up the connection between
>> >> PulseAudio and xrdp.
>> >
>> > Yup, well, I was editing the default.pa file but that looks like a
>> > better way to set the sink :)
>> Hi Guys,
>> So I tried this approach and it works and sets the sink properly.
>> The problem is that after a while of no PA activity, the PA daemon
>> exits.  At least on Ubuntu 12.04.
>> Then later, when something plays sound, it starts again but I have no
>> way to know this event so I can call pacmd again.
>> Is this normal behavior?  If I keep one open connection to the PA
>> server, will it still exit?
> It's not "normal" in the sense that PulseAudio doesn't spontaneously
> exit with most Ubuntu users. The behaviour might be expected in your
> case, though, but I'm not sure because I don't know your environment.
> Normally module-console-kit (on Ubuntu) keeps PulseAudio from exiting
> during the login session.
> If you keep a client connected to PulseAudio, then auto-exiting
> shouldn't happen.
> --
> Tanu

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