[Kdenlive-devel] Bug#584132: kdenlive: No sound with pulseaudio audio driver

Dan Dennedy dan at dennedy.org
Tue Jun 1 21:23:53 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jun 1, 2010 at 2:17 PM, Alberto Villa <avilla at freebsd.org> wrote:
> On Tuesday 01 June 2010 23:00:51 Dan Dennedy wrote:
>> exactly. All that we do is set an SDL environment variable to select a
>> backend, which is not performed when using "Automatic," which I think
>> simply defaults to ALSA. One can also set an env var to select an oss
>> device node or alsa pcm.
> on my system, "automatic" defaults to pulseaudio, but freebsd doesn't
> have alsa, so... who knows

Ah, right, well it must depend on the backends you have
built/installed. Of course, it can not default to ALSA if it is not
available! However, if you have a bunch of potentially valid backends,
it is not clear to me how it selects. I am just guessing that it does
something simple to default from one of the backends that are


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