[pulseaudio-discuss] [PATCH 1/2] allow-passthrough: Add module to allow passthrough streams always go through

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at gmail.com
Thu May 22 00:48:43 PDT 2014

19.05.2014 19:58, Sjoerd Simons wrote:
> From: Guillaume Desmottes <guillaume.desmottes at collabora.co.uk>
> For various use-cases a passthrough stream should have priority over all
> other streams and get exclusive access to the sink regardless of whether
> any other streams are playing.
> An example use-case is ensuring XBMC can successfully start video
> playback (with passthrough) even if an external notification sound
> happened to be playing at the same time.

Why does this need to be a module instead of a simple configuration 
parameter in /etc/pulse/daemon.conf? Is there any use case for changing 
this on the fly, as implied by making it a module?

Alexander E. Patrakov

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