[PD] [PD-dev] audio apis

Roman Haefeli reduzent at gmail.com
Thu May 23 15:21:53 CEST 2013

On Die, 2013-05-21 at 12:47 +0200, Patrice Colet wrote:
> > 7) Does anyone using GNU/Linux system want to use pulse-audio with
> > Pd?  The main reason would be easy software mixing-- for example,
> > you could watch a tutorial on youtube and get sound out of a running
> > instance of Pd without doing any configuration whatsoever.  (At
> > least that's what Pulse Audio claims-- I haven't used it so much.)
> >
>  It's hard to stay polite about this, for me it has never worked
> correctly,
> the best way to have sound always going out from audiocard on
> linux/ubuntu is about removing pulse-audio,
> since ever, everytime.

It's hard not to get political about this, but for me pulseaudio has
always worked as expected and it basically freed me of hassling around
with Linux audio issues. The only hassle about it are softwares like Pd
that prevent it from working silently by not supporting it.

I know, everyone mileage varies.


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