[pulseaudio-discuss] Include xrdp source/sink modules?

Arun Raghavan arun at arunraghavan.net
Fri May 27 07:35:12 UTC 2016

On Sat, 21 May 2016, at 12:00 AM, Harry Coin wrote:
> Kindly consider adding the xrdp pulseaudio source/sink modules into the 
> pulse ecosystem.
> Xrdp is the leading open-source server package enabling remote control 
> using the RDP protocol of both actual displays and entirely virtual 
> displays.  Unlike the popular VNC protocol (at present), RDP natively 
> allows filesystems, printers, other devices at the operator's computer 
> to appear as native devices on the remote server.  It also has the 
> advantage of allowing those limited to closed source osen near native 
> access to remote open source options.
> Presently there are only 'hackish' tcp driver ways to get remote audio 
> to local users, none of them come and go along with access to the 
> display, etc.
> xrdp also has working pulse-audio source and sink modules which 
> presently are a 'compile by hand, copy into /usr/lib/pulse-<some number 
> here>/modules/' item.
> Consider whether these ought best be part of native pulseaudio 
> packages.   At the very least, optional packages compiled and released 
> at the same time as pulseaudio packages.   Either way, maintained in 
> sync with the pulse ecosystem.
> The pulseaudio sink/source code is here:
> https://github.com/neutrinolabs/xrdp/tree/devel/sesman/chansrv/pulse
> active development / detail re: xrdp is here:
> https://github.com/neutrinolabs/xrdp
> There is an old website re: xrdp, the features mentioned there have been 
> added to greatly since then.

This came up a while back, but seems to have gotten stuck:


-- Arun

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