[pulseaudio-discuss] Tolerating network failures

Tanu Kaskinen tanuk at iki.fi
Mon Sep 18 19:58:34 UTC 2017

On Sun, 2017-09-17 at 18:55 +0000, Mark Raynsford wrote:
> Hello.
> Right now, I'm using the module-tunnel-sink module on clients to send
> audio to a central server (that is itself using the
> module-native-protocol-tcp module).
> If anything causes a client connection to go down (such as by
> disconnecting an ethernet cable for longer than it takes a TCP
> connection to time out), that client loses the connection to the server
> permanently. Resurrecting the tunnel requires some manual action (such
> as restarting pulseaudio) on the client.
> Is there any way to get the tunnel to retry connections when they go
> down? Networks are unreliable, it seems bad for Pulse to just fail and
> give up when a connection is lost.

Retry functionality in tunnels has not been implemented, sorry. Patches
are welcome.



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