[MPlayer-users] pulseaudio failing at passthrough
Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Fri Feb 14 22:35:56 CET 2014
On Fri, Feb 14, 2014 at 10:11:27PM +0100, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 14, 2014 at 08:32:04PM +0100, Alexander Roalter wrote:
> > On 14.02.2014 20:14, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> > >On Fri, Feb 14, 2014 at 08:11:03PM +0100, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> > >>On Thu, Feb 13, 2014 at 10:52:50PM +0100, Alexander Roalter wrote:
> > >>>If I play back AC3 audio with ao pulse and S/PDIF passthrough, I get
> > >>
> > >>Passthrough with pulseaudio is a mess, it requires us to use a new API,
> > >>which means either detecting if it is available or dropping support
> > >>for old versions
> > >
> > >I just realized that passthrough in pulseaudio was only added last year,
> > >so removing support for old versions definitely isn't an option.
> > >Also, unless I can get passthrough to work on my system (didn't work out
> > >so far) I definitely won't be working on this.
> > Thanks for the info about this.
> > I would happily switch back to alsa, if it weren't for the strage
> > reinitialization thing it does whenever I seek,
> That is probably your hardware and unavoidable. Kind of.
> > and the thing dvdnav
> > does on chapter break.
> That is because the dvdnav code is, if I speak my mind honestly,
> a bug-riddled obfuscated piece of crap with no documentation
> that would allow to figure out whether there is some sense behind
> the obviously nonsense pieces of code or if they should just
> be removed...
> I think if you do this change below this will avoid the issue, but it
> may or may not break something else.
I actually committed a variant that I think is relatively low-risk and
should avoid the issue.
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