Getting rid of pulseaudio? [was Re: Cannot play MP3 or OGG as ringtone on GTA02]
sears at cs.berkeley.edu
Tue Jul 22 03:19:24 CEST 2008
Michael 'Mickey' Lauer wrote:
> pulseaudio only features WAV files. In FSO we are using GStreamer to create
> all kinds of tones.
I've heard FSO got rid of pulseaudio. Is that true? Any problems?
Flamewars I should read? :)
I ask, since I'm working on improving mediaplayer's performance. Having
it talk directly to ALSA halved CPU usage (I think this is due to a
misconfiguration...), and didn't seem to break multiple simultaneous
apps talking to the sound card.
Anyway, if pulseaudio is going away, I don't want to spend time
Also, is GStreamer definitely in the future? I'm looking into
fixed-point graphic equalizers; gstreamer seems to be a good place to
The choices for adding new audio processing code seem to be adding a
plugin to gstreamer, alsa or pulseaudio.
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