[pulseaudio-discuss] [PATCH v3 0/7] New API for Bluetooth A2DP codecs

Pali Rohár pali.rohar at gmail.com
Sat Jan 12 15:21:49 UTC 2019

This is 3rd version of my patch series for modular A2DP codec API and
aptX support. v2 link: https://patchwork.freedesktop.org/series/46058/

This patch series provides new modular API for Bluetooth A2DP codecs,
clean up module-bluez5-device and bluez5-util to be codec independent
and convert SBC codec into this new API for A2DP codecs. Also it adds
support for aptX and FastStream A2DP codecs.

New codec API is designed in way, that for adding new codec is not
needed to touch bluez5-util nor module-bluez5-device files. Whole
codec registration is done in a2dp-codec-util.c file, without need
to update any header file.

New codec API is prepared for A2DP codec switching and for A2DP voice
backchannel support, but this is not implemented yet.

For every A2DP codec is created card profile. When using bluez patches
from https://marc.info/?l=linux-bluetooth&m=154696260401673&w=2 then
only those profiles codec profiles are created which are supported
by remote headset/endpoint.

In V3 series was fixed problems pointed by Tanu.

With this new modular API it should be easy to add other codec support
like MP3, AAC, aptX HD or LDAC.

API is designed also for ability to register "more variants" or one
A2DP codec. E.g. SBC codec forced to high quality, SBC codec forced
to low quality, SBC codec with automatic quality.

Once we agree on final version of codec API, I can prepare patches
also for choosing above SBC codec quality.

Pali Rohár (7):
  switch-on-port-available: Fix null pointer dereference
  bluetooth: policy: Remove BlueZ 4 related code
  bluetooth: policy: Reflect a2dp profile names
  bluetooth: Update a2dp-codecs.h from upstream bluez project
  bluetooth: Modular API for A2DP codecs
  bluetooth: Add A2DP aptX codec support
  bluetooth: Add A2DP FastStream codec support

 configure.ac                                    |  36 ++
 src/Makefile.am                                 |  20 +-
 src/modules/bluetooth/a2dp-codec-api.h          |  78 +++
 src/modules/bluetooth/a2dp-codec-aptx.c         | 330 +++++++++++
 src/modules/bluetooth/a2dp-codec-faststream.c   | 401 +++++++++++++
 src/modules/bluetooth/a2dp-codec-sbc.c          | 621 ++++++++++++++++++++
 src/modules/bluetooth/a2dp-codec-util.c         |  64 ++
 src/modules/bluetooth/a2dp-codec-util.h         |  34 ++
 src/modules/bluetooth/a2dp-codecs.h             | 354 +++++++++++-
 src/modules/bluetooth/bluez5-util.c             | 702 ++++++++++++++--------
 src/modules/bluetooth/bluez5-util.h             |  38 +-
 src/modules/bluetooth/module-bluetooth-policy.c |  19 +-
 src/modules/bluetooth/module-bluez5-device.c    | 740 ++++++++++--------------
 src/modules/module-switch-on-port-available.c   |   2 +-
 14 files changed, 2718 insertions(+), 721 deletions(-)
 create mode 100644 src/modules/bluetooth/a2dp-codec-api.h
 create mode 100644 src/modules/bluetooth/a2dp-codec-aptx.c
 create mode 100644 src/modules/bluetooth/a2dp-codec-faststream.c
 create mode 100644 src/modules/bluetooth/a2dp-codec-sbc.c
 create mode 100644 src/modules/bluetooth/a2dp-codec-util.c
 create mode 100644 src/modules/bluetooth/a2dp-codec-util.h


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