[pulseaudio-discuss] [PATCH v9] pipe-source: [DRAFT] implement autosuspend behavior

Georg Chini georg at chini.tk
Thu Feb 22 19:52:59 UTC 2018

On 22.02.2018 20:18, Georg Chini wrote:
> On 22.02.2018 17:15, Raman Shyshniou wrote:
>> Currently the pipe-source will remain running even if no
>> writer is connected and therefore no data is produced.
>> This patch prevets this by auto-suspending source
>> when all writers are disconnected.
>> ---
>>   src/modules/module-pipe-source.c | 190 
>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-------
>>   1 file changed, 156 insertions(+), 34 deletions(-)
> I believe you need some user_unsuspended and/or auto_unsuspended
> flag that is set in the SET_STATE handler to handle the first data read
> after suspend correctly.
> When you unsuspend from auto suspend, the first chunk you already read
> from the pipe should be posted - as far as I can see this happens.
> However, when you unsuspend from user suspend, the data in the pipe may
> be old - you did not read anything during suspend. Therefore the first 
> chunk
> you read should be discarded. That does not happen as far as I can 
> tell. Or
> am I overlooking something (again)? 
Maybe you can simply drain the pipe in the SET_STATE handler when waking
up from user suspend. Then you need no extra logic in the thread function.

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