[pulseaudio-discuss] [Patch] alsa: Use card description in default sink/source prefix when available

Tanu Kaskinen 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  
> 'when'..

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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