java / pulseaudio question

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Sun Sep 23 10:12:30 UTC 2012

On 09/19/2012 11:04 PM, Knute Johnson wrote:
> On 9/19/2012 4:38 AM, R Kimber wrote:
>> I'm trying to run a jar file (an audio player) but get the following
>> errors:
>> Exception in thread "Thread-1" java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Master
>> Gain not supported at
>> org.classpath.icedtea.pulseaudio.PulseAudioLine.getControl(
>> at
>> at
>> Is this issue likely to be a bug in the jar file, a problem with
>> PulseAudio,
>> or might it be solved by installing the Sun/Oracle version of java rather
>> than open java? I seem to have:-
>> java version "1.6.0_24"
>> OpenJDK Runtime Environment (IcedTea6 1.11.4)
>> (6b24-1.11.4-1ubuntu0.12.04.1)
>> OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 20.0-b12, mixed mode)
>> - Richard
> I think it is a bug in the code not a Java related problem.  The Master
> Gain is a control that may not exist in PulseAudio and the program was
> hard coded for a control with that name.  If the player isn't huge and
> you can send it to me I'll try it on a Sun JDK installation for you.

I'd like to try it too! Ric

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