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



On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 8:56 PM, Nicolas
Mailhot<nicolas mailhot laposte net> wrote:
>
> Le mercredi 29 juillet 2009 à 20:48 +0200, Lennart Poettering a écrit :
>> On Wed, 29.07.09 20:20, Nicolas Mailhot (nicolas mailhot laposte net) wrote:
>
>> > Le mercredi 29 juillet 2009 à 17:49 +0100, Bastien Nocera a écrit :
>> > > On Wed, 2009-07-29 at 12:42 -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
>> >
>> > > > Problem is...  removing or disabling PA often -does- solve a problem.
>> > >
>> > > Rather, it works around it. The problems in the kernel drivers are
>> > > usually still there...
>> >
>> > Before PA a sound problem didn't freeze the GUI (effectively bricking
>> > the system for normal users). Now it can. In my case, a few months ago,
>> > it was doing so because a new PA version could not parse a manual config
>> > change advertised in Fedora's own "Glitch-free audio" feature page a
>> > release before.
>> >
>> > Lennart stated that all this (PA being able to pull the GUI down, PA not
>> > being able to parse what was a correct config file a version before, PA
>> > rpm performing an unsafe upgrade) was NOTABUG.
>>
>> Twisting my words....
>
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=508436

well that one is easy to fix, just rename the config file in newer
versions to config-default.pa (or anything else) which would result
into old files not causing problems.
Broken upgrade paths because of a config file changes like that is unacceptable.


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