[alsa-devel] [PATCH - amixer] listen to D-Bus for volume-up, volume-down and mute signals.

Mark Brown broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Mon Aug 3 14:17:47 CEST 2009

On Mon, Aug 03, 2009 at 02:13:16PM +0200, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> Lukasz Stelmach wrote:

> > No worries ;) there is --with(out)--dbus option for configure to
> > disable all this code which is enough for initrd because most often
> > (AFAIK) initrd binaries are not the same that in the live system.

> Usually same binaries are used for initrd nowadays in many distros.
> So, configure option doesn't help.

> And, I really prefer this as a separate daemon, so it be as small as
> possible.  Seeing amixer as a daemon is somewhat strange...

I tend to agree, merging it into amixer seems kind of arbatrary.  Such a
daemon (and its dbus interface) may also be useful for handling things
like scenario management so I can see it growing over time.

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