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Re: pulseaudio



Alsa dmix works --- believe in it.

>>>>> "bart" == bart  <bart@bunting.net.au> writes:
    bart> Yes, but what pulseaudio does is mix sound streams.  So
    bart> theoretically I could have two applications speaking at
    bart> the same time.  Although alsa's dmix is meant to do
    bart> this as well.  In practice it has never worked for me,
    bart> it does with some applications and not others even
    bart> though they are all using alsa.  Regards
    bart> 
    bart> Bart
    bart> 
    bart> Janina Sajka writes:
    >> Unless I misunderstand it, it's not an either or
    >> situation. I don't believe pulseaudio provides drivers for
    >> audio hardware. Rather, it's for managing user and
    >> application access.
    >> 
    >> The one use case on their site is about two people, a
    >> couple, logging in and out of the desktop without issues
    >> of audio access. Woefully insufficient, of course. We'''
    >> have to expand their thinking, I suspect.
    >> 
    >> Janina
    >> 
    >> bart@bunting.net.au writes:> Hi list,
    >> > 
    >> > Does anyone know what would be involved in getting the
    >> outloud speech server to use pulseaudio instead of alsa
    >> directly?
    >> > 
    >> > If this was done am I correct in assuming that emacspeak
    >> would be able to run along side orca if they are both
    >> using pulseaudio?
    >> > 
    >> > Has anyone already thought about this?
    >> > 
    >> > Regards
    >> > 
    >> > Bart
    >> > 
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