Click Feedback?

Alexander Frøyseth alexander.froyseth at
Tue Jun 10 17:47:55 CEST 2008

Never used it, and will never do it ;)
So for me, just remove it

Alexander Frøyseth
Michael 'Mickey' Lauer skrev:
> Hi guys,
> we have been shipping pulseaudio (which is quite a CPU hog on embedded 
> systems) on our rootfs for quite a while now. The main reason not to use alsa 
> directly was because of mixing, since alsa dmix absolutely does not cut it.
> However just recently I ponder whether I should remove pulseaudio for the time 
> being. I have been mainly using it to create a click sound (touch feedback), 
> since ring tone et. al playback goes over gstreamer anyways.
> So... how important is that click sound to you? Would you miss it? Personally, 
> I love it, since the device kind of vibrates (because it's low enough) hence 
> I immediately know that the touch has been recognized, even if the UI takes a 
> bit. However, I know lot of other people hate it.
> If we were to get rid of it, we could ditch pulseaudio and go directly to 
> alsa. This means no longer being able to mix sounds, but rather stick them 
> into a queue and play them sequentially.
> Opinions?
> :M:
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