State of cleanup-audio-jumble
Joshua A. Andler
joshua at bivenslaw.com
Thu Nov 1 18:29:01 UTC 2007
Martin Pitt wrote:
> Hi all,
> Alexandre Franke [2007-07-23 15:15 +0200]:
>> There is a spec  that was announced to be implemented for Feisty.
>> The goal of this spec is to "fix the Linux audio mess once and for
>> all". The spec mainly consists in getting rid of esd and use
>> pulseaudio instead. As far as I can see, esd is still used in Feisty
>> and I wonder if someone still cares about it. Moreover pulseaudio
>> seems to be a proposed feature for Fedora 8 . Is there any plan to
>> have this in Gutsy? In Gutsy+1?
> In Gutsy we just managed to not install esound by default, to get rid
> of its nastinesses.
> For Hardy, using pulseaudio by default is on the plan at least at the
> moment. If the two major blockers are sorted out (never releasing the
> soundcard and multiuser compatibility), then I don't see a major
> obstacle. I recently talked to Lennart (upstream) and he told me that
> those problems were fixed.
PulseAudio 0.9.7 was released 2 days ago. In talking to the developers
yesterday via IRC, they've got both of the above issues fixed in that
I'm running 0.9.6 on my own system, and can't wait for 0.9.7 to hit the
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