Inviting Mono and pulseaudio to wineconf?

Jeff Cook jeff at
Wed Aug 25 01:36:20 CDT 2010

On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 12:10 AM, Roderick Colenbrander
<thunderbird2k at> wrote:
> I'm not against inviting Pulseaudio guys. Sure, Pulseaudio was added
> to distributions way too early and there still are a lot of issues but
> sound servers like pulseaudio are really the way to go for the future.
> People want to be able to plug in lets say a usb headset (so another
> soundcard) when playing a game and expect audio to move over to it or
> want to see audio move over to their HDTV when they plug it in and
> that's stuff which requires some form of arbiter at the user side.
> Having a good pulseaudio driver (in the new wine audio design) might
> not be a bad thing.
My understanding is that the new mmdevapi code leverages OpenAL, which
theoretically should take care of the pulseaudio issues assuming both
sides implement the protocol appropriately.
> Roderick

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