kmix PulseAudio support

John Layt johnlayt at googlemail.com
Wed Jan 6 17:06:59 GMT 2010


On Wednesday 06 January 2010 15:26:31 Allan Sandfeld Jensen wrote:
> On Wednesday 06 January 2010, Sebastian K├╝gler wrote:
> > On Wednesday 06 January 2010 11:24:04 Colin Guthrie wrote:
> > > After improving Phonon integration I've been digging through the kmix
> > > code to try and add proper PulseAudio support.
> > >
> > > I now have a set of patches that add this support and can commit it to
> > > trunk anytime people approve. I'm not 100% sure of trunk status due to
> > > 4.4 being ready soon.
> > >
> > > So can I commit?
> >
> > We're in feature freeze, since somewhen in November. That means no new
> >  features, no new strings for 4.4.x. Translation updates and bugfixes are
> >  OK to go into the (soon- to-be-created) 4.4 branch, anything else has to
> >  wait until trunk reopens for development again (which should also be
> >  shortly). You'll hear about it if you read this list.
> 
> Maybe it would be possible to ship the patched kmix as a separate dedicated
> pulseaudio mixer in extragear? At least this would mean the functionality
>  will be available during 4.4 for desperate users who are "suffering" from
>  pulseaudio.
> 
> Best regards
> `Allan
> 

I suspect most distros will want to apply the patches anyway regardless of 
what we do, so providing them in an easy to pull form would be good.  Perhaps 
a full branch of kmix 4.4 in playground with the pulse patches applied?

John.




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