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Re: [ANNOUNCE] New Mixer Handling in PA 0.9.16/F12



On Tue, 2009-07-28 at 23:55 -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:

> > > When you mean 'not wrap them', do you mean they're no longer
> > > selectable as a record source, if the hardware exports them?
> > 
> > Yes. You cannot select them as record source, you cannot mute or
> > unmute them, you cannot change their volume. "CD", "PC Speaker",
> > "MIDI" and so on are just obsolete. 
> > 
> > If you want to control them you can always install alsamixer or
> > gst-mixer or whatever. But really, this controls are obsolete.
> 
> so really lennart means 'no' :) they're not selectable via PA's mixer
> interface. they will still be selectable via ALSA's mixer interface, and
> hence via any alsamixer (alsamixer, kmix, xfce's mixer, gst-mixer as
> long as it's around, etc).

(sorry for the self-reply) - and of course, this isn't a regression in
PA, as PA's mixer interface has never exposed these choices. so
nothing's got more restricted than it was before.

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Adam Williamson
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