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



On Wednesday, 29 July 2009 at 17:27, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-07-29 at 16:46 +0200, Michal Schmidt wrote:
> 
> > Dominik,
> > 
> > if you don't want to use PA, remove only alsa-plugins-pulseaudio, then
> > the "default" ALSA output won't be redirected to PA. You can leave
> > "pulseaudio" package installed to satisfy the dependencies.
> 
> That does mean a PA daemon will still be run by default and anything
> that, for instance, checks if PA is running and then outputs direct to
> PA, still will. I think this is what gstreamer's default 'auto detect'
> setting does. But you can re-configure that to go to ALSA directly.

Removing pulseaudio daemon from disk would ensure that it cannot be started
behind your back by one sound library or another. Hence my gripe about
not being able to remove it without sacrificing functionality that is not
dependent on it directly.

Regards,
R.

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