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Re: Tried Pulse Audio Again--No Good For A11y



On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 8:40 PM, Matthias Clasen <mclasen redhat com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-09-16 at 18:05 -0400, Janina Sajka wrote:
>> Chuck Anderson writes:
>> > On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 02:34:44PM -0400, Janina Sajka wrote:
>> > > 5.)       While I paplay, I try to go Ctrl-Alt-F1. While I'm not prevented
>> > > from doing so, paplay believes it should pause playing while I'm away
>> > > from the gui tty. Now, who's the genius that figured out this "feature?"
>> >
>> > That's ConsoleKit deactivating the streams on the non-active console.
>> > This is so mult-user-switching can work and each user can have their
>> > own audio.
>> >
>> OK. Thanks for the explanation.
>>
>> So, the concept limits audio to a single console, even if the same user
>> is logged in somewhere else? I guess running pa as a systen daemon would
>> not exhibit this behavior?
>>
>
> Actually, Lennart changed PA to not be strictly per-session, but
> per-user, I think. But I don't know the details of how that works.

Which is broken because in reality per-session and per-user are the
same thing.  You can't log in multiple times:
http://cgwalters.livejournal.com/16885.html


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