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

On Tue, 16.09.08 18:05, Janina Sajka (janina rednote net) 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?

Every session owned by the same user will share a single PA
instance. As long as you switch bac and force from/to sessions owned
by the same user audio will not be suspended.


Lennart Poettering                        Red Hat, Inc.
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