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Re: how is pulseaudio supposed to work?



On Sun, 2007-12-16 at 09:46 -0700, Richi Plana wrote:
> No, no, no.
> 
> First of all, ideally, any service should be started by the app that
> actually needs it, either implicitly or automatically. You're right that
> it's not the duty of the window manager to start a sound server like PA,
> but I don't think the wm is what's starting it in this case.

Yes yes yes.

> I believe
> it's the session manager, which makes sense because the session manager
> is a part of a bigger app (the DE) that knows it will actually use the
> sound server.

No no no. The Pulseaudio library should take care of starting the damn
daemon. Like esd did.

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