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Re: how is pulseaudio supposed to work?



On Thu, 2007-12-13 at 20:29 +0100, Ralf Ertzinger wrote:
> Hi.
> 
> On Thu, 13 Dec 2007 19:23:28 +0000, Will Woods wrote
> 
> > 4) Sound-using apps use ALSA/ESD as usual.
> > - It's all actually going through pulseaudio, though.
> 
> Wait, wait. Since pulseaudio does not, actually, talk to the hardware,
> applications using ALSA will be rerouted through pulseaudio, which in turn
> talks to ALSA to produce sound, is that right?

Sounds like pretty standard wrapping technique, if it is.
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Richi Plana


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