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Re: FESCo Meeting Summary for 20090424



On Fri, 2009-05-01 at 13:43 +0100, Bill Crawford wrote:
> Adam Williamson wrote:
> 
> > "Adam, you are misunderstanding how SPDIF in ALSA works. The special
> > device "spdif:" will toggle all mixer controls appropriately. It will
> > hence work properly an all cards -- and if it doesn't it's an ALSA bug.
> > Hence the profile logic PA exposes should provide *complete* SPDIF
> > experience -- fiddling with low level alsa mixer controls should never
> > be necessary."
> 
> Which almost begs one to ask: what happens when there are two orthogonal 
>   boolean controls involved? Four "profiles" to cover them?

Run pavucontrol and have a look - most cards have a lot of profiles. I
have 15 on my internal card (covering many combinations of digital,
analog and 5.1 analog input / output), and six on my expansion card
(just digital / analog choices).
-- 
Adam Williamson
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