[alsa-devel] Jack event API - decision needed

Mark Brown broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Sat Jul 9 05:38:57 CEST 2011

On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 06:01:55PM +0100, Colin Guthrie wrote:
> 'Twas brillig, and Mark Brown at 27/06/11 13:07 did gyre and gimble:

> > So, this discussion seems to have ground to a halt.  Summarising briefly
> > it seems that Lennart and Kay both seem adamant that they don't want a
> > unified jack object visible to userspace, they want to glue the objects
> > together via some implicit means.  Lennart mentioned that there is some
> > support for at least some of this functionality in PulseAudio already
> > but didn't provide any details yet - does anyone else know what happens
> > here or have time to go look at the code?

> So AFAIK, there is no support in PulseAudio per-se for this.

Hrm, nobody else seems to have any idea... 

> I'm not 100% sure what elements of a sink is used to do this matching
> but I'd take a wild stab in the dark guess at the "device.bus_path"
> entry in the proplis which can look something like:
>   device.bus_path = "pci-0000:00:1d.7-usb-0:7.1:1.0"

...this being the key bit.

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