[pulseaudio-discuss] Pause a audio stream

Tanu Kaskinen tanu.kaskinen at linux.intel.com
Fri Jan 3 04:23:06 PST 2014

On Mon, 2013-12-30 at 22:33 +0530, sathishkumar sivagurunathan wrote:
> Hi Tanu,
> Thanks for the reply.. I was able to get over the problem..
> I have added the new function to cork to pulseaudio.. Compiled pulseaudio..
> Hence I currently have a local copy of pulseaudio..
> The problem I am facing is pulseaudio terminates abruptly..
> I run it from the local directory using the command
> src/pulseaudio -n -F src/default.pa -p $(pwd)/src/.libs/ -vvvv
> from the link
> http://colin.guthr.ie/2010/09/compiling-and-running-pulseaudio-from-git/..
> I tried to adjust the idle time to -1.. But that too doesnt work out..
> Current case..
> 1) I start pulseaudio using the above command..
> 2) Pulse audio waits infinitely for an audio input..
> 3) But if the audio input closes, pulse audio terminates within 20 secs..

This sounds like the -1 that you set for the idle exit time isn't
effective. How exactly did you configure it? Passing --exit-idle-time=-1
on the command line should work.


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