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Re: how is pulseaudio supposed to work?



On Tue, 18.12.07 13:00, Les Mikesell (lesmikesell gmail com) wrote:

>>>>> I am not convinced that PAM is the right place to start any daemons.
>>>> But gdm is?
>>> why not start PA from an init script ?
>> Because it is a per-user/per-session daemon. Not a system daemon.
>
> What is supposed to happen when you have multiple users/sessions on one 
> box, as the rest of the system is designed to support?

I explained that already twice: with the help of HAL/CK we are
notified whenever the active session changes and thus can give up
access to the audio hw and open it again when needed. That works fine,
and is part of F8.

Lennart

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