Pulse Audio -- Wine should have instructions on this web site

Marcus Meissner marcus at jet.franken.de
Wed Apr 2 14:12:54 CDT 2008

> > >>  This has been brought up before, and it's quite a bit of work. You
> >  >>  can't just simply forward everything to pulse call it a day, you'd
> >  >>  need to implement a full structure/drivers/etc., which would require
> >  >>  quite a bit of time/work and is likely outside of the scope of 1.0.
> >  >>
> >  >
> >  > And I believe Julliard rejected the idea of adding a pulseaudio driver.
> >  Nope! He isn't against a pulseaudio driver. He is against yet another
> >  broken and half implemented driver for the desktop sound system that
> >  happens to be en vogue at the moment.
> >
> >  I think he would love to see a clean, full implemented pulseaudio
> >  driver; presented in a nice easy review-able patch series which cleans
> >  up the wineaudio driver mess en passant.
> >
> "No, the right answer is to make the Alsa driver work right. We need to
> stop rushing out to write a new driver every time there's a problem with
> an existing one, all it leads to is more broken drivers."
> -Julliard
> http://winehq.org/pipermail/wine-devel/2008-March/063755.html

... I also guess no one is stopping people from writing a pulseaudio driver.

Its just that it needs to make certain criteria before inclusion, after we
got burned with esound, arts, nas, etc etc etc etc.

Ciao, Marcus

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