[pulseaudio-discuss] [Patch] alsa: Use card description in default sink/source prefix when available
tanu.kaskinen at linux.intel.com
Fri Mar 14 07:11:59 PDT 2014
On Fri, 2014-03-14 at 13:59 +0000, Pete Beardmore wrote:
> Quoting Tanu Kaskinen <tanu.kaskinen at linux.intel.com>:
> > Thanks, looks good.
> excellent, many thanks for reviewing it
> > I'd like to include a more concrete explanation of the use case behind
> > the patch. The commit message says that it's desirable to override
> > "Built-in Audio" with a more specific description, but at least on my
> > machine the built-in sound card description is also "Built-in Audio", so
> > the patch does nothing for me. Have you customized your card
> > description?
> yes, i do customise my card names to contain the chip id. displaying
> this info is the only point of this patch
> "-given an explicit device.description in card_properties, prefer this
> information over other default prefixes (e.g. 'Built-in Audio') when
> constructing sink/source descriptions"
> the first sentence of the commit message does state that 'given an
> explicit device.description in card_properties [..do xyz]', so not
> sure how i'd improve on that, other than maybe prefixing the word
Ah, ok, so the problem was just that it was unclear to me what "an
explicit device.description in card_properties" exactly meant. I'll
amend the commit message with an example.
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