[pulseaudio-discuss] [PATCH] Added set-(sink|source)-latency-offset commands to pactl and pacmd.

Tanu Kaskinen tanuk at iki.fi
Mon Jan 11 23:56:38 PST 2016

On Tue, 2016-01-12 at 09:45 +0200, Tanu Kaskinen wrote:
> On Tue, 2016-01-12 at 17:05 +1100, Chris Billington wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > Just to bump this thread, what are the odds of getting this patch included
> > in pulseaudio? It would be useful to many of the network audio streaming
> > services that use pulseaudio (specifically my one :p).
> The odds are good, since this is a welcome addition. I don't know when
> the patch will be merged, however (in any case it's too late for 8.0).
> I don't promise a quick review myself due to lack of time. Peter
> already commented, though, and he is able to approve patches. Peter, do
> you plan to review this newest version of the patch?
> I do have some comments from just glancing at the patch, though:
> It would have been nice to separate the patch to the part that modifies
> the protocol and the part(s) that add the new feature to pactl and
> pacmd.
> The commit message should contain the justification for the change
> (which you provided in a separate mail).
> The references to 8.0 need to be changed to 9.0.
> It would be good to have better separation between the sink/source
> latency offset and the port latency offset. The patch doesn't seem to
> handle it particularly well if a sink has a latency offset set and the
> same sink also has a port that has a latency offset set. It would make
> sense to add those two together when querying the sink latency.
> It would be good to save the offset on disk. The place to do that would
> be module-device-restore. If you try to implement this, however, it
> might turn out to be a bit tricky, because module-device-restore deals
> with both per-sink and per-port entries depending on whether the sink
> has ports. The sink latency offset should not be saved separately for
> each port, but it's not obvious how to achieve that when module-device-
> restore is in the "per-port mode".

I forgot one more thing that would be good to have: updates to the bash
and zsh completion files.


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