[pulseaudio-discuss] [PATCH] x11-bell: ignore volume from X11

Tanu Kaskinen tanuk at iki.fi
Fri Nov 11 11:09:24 UTC 2016

On Fri, 2016-11-11 at 13:14 +0500, Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> On 11/10/2016 04:22 PM, Tanu Kaskinen wrote:
> > X11 has its own bell volume setting, controlled with the "xset b"
> > command. If we use that volume, then the "System Sounds" slider in
> > pavucontrol doesn't affect the x11-bell sample volume, which in my
> > opinion is a bad thing. Ignoring the volume suggestion from X11 allows
> > module-stream-restore to apply the "event" role volume.
> Looks reasonable.
> The alternative would be to synchronize the X11 bell volume and the 
> "event" role volume bidirectionally (so that "xset b" also sets the 
> "event" role volume). However, that would be a lot of new code 
> (XRecord?), and we don't know who else sets the X11 bell volume and 
> when, so let's use the simple solution of ignoring it.

Thanks for having a look. I pushed this to "next" now.



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