[alsa-devel] "default" device. Is there a way to detect if it's a plugin, and if so which one?

Colin Guthrie gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Sun Apr 3 14:22:34 CEST 2011


If the user opens the "default" device in alsa, is there a way to find
out if that "device" is actually a plugin?

i.e. is it possible to tell if you have opened the pulseaudio plugin via

There are various hacky ways (e.g. checking hints etc.) but that relies
on downstream packaging which certainly isn't fool proof.



Colin Guthrie

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