[Wine] Re: Pulseaudio

Usurp wineforum-user at winehq.org
Thu Oct 1 06:40:47 CDT 2009

oiaohm wrote:
> Vitamin is right OliWarner.   Lot less applications work with Pulseaudio driver for wine than using   http://userweb.kernel.org/~tj/ossp/ to send the wine oss driver up into Pulseaudio.   Basically there is no point to the pulseaudio driver since there are other ways to get better results.
> Gstreamer is currently being worked on being added to add codec support to wine direct show support.  It also why its advisable if wine goes any way to be gstreamer.   Gstreamer will already become a dependency to do other tasks so swaping sound system to gstreamer would allow droping dependancies not adding any.

On many distros (like Fedora and Ubuntu), which means tons of users,
Gstreamer is now connected to PulseAudio as default backend.

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