[pulseaudio-discuss] [PATCH v3 6/6] alsa-mixer: Improve volume handling for Terratec Aureon Dual USB
tanu.kaskinen at linux.intel.com
Thu Apr 30 03:07:38 PDT 2015
On Thu, 2015-04-30 at 15:00 +0500, Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> 30.04.2015 14:49, Tanu Kaskinen wrote:
> > On Thu, 2015-04-30 at 11:07 +0200, David Henningsson wrote:
> >> On 2015-04-27 13:34, Tanu Kaskinen wrote:
> >>> +# For Terratec Aureon Dual USB.
> >>> +#
> >>> +# See analog-output.conf.common for an explanation on the directives.
> >>> +
> >>> +[General]
> >>> +description-key = output-speaker
> >> Why don't you just reuse the existing analog-output-speaker
> >> description-key here?
> > Because this path may be digital.
> I wonder whether, with USB devices, a situation is more common that we
> know whether the path is analog or digital, or that we don't know. Or
> even a corner case where the distinction doesn't really apply. The wild
> question: does it make sense to treat (as far as port descriptions are
> concerned) USB outputs as something neither analog nor digital, but as a
> special case, unless we know better (e.g. by seeing the substring
> "headset" in the device name)?
I don't have any data to answer these questions. Without data I'd say
that we shouldn't do any changes.
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