[arch-general] PulseAudio package group

Eric Bélanger snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Tue May 18 20:58:39 EDT 2010

On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 6:25 PM, Jan Steffens <jan.steffens at gmail.com> wrote:
> I could make PulseAudio installation significantly easier by putting
> specially-built packages (e.g. sdl-pulse, openal-pulse) into
> [community] and grouping them in a "pulse" group.
> This group would also include a "pulse-asoundrc" package containing a
> pulse-configured asound.conf, as well as depending on alsa-plugins.
> Should I go ahead with this? Any suggestions?

I would suggest to apply for a jr. dev position so that the pulseaudio
stuff could be moved to extra.  That would save us from duplicating
work by having both pulse and non-pulse packages.

BTW, does adding pulse support make it a depends or optdepends? I
would guess it depends on the package.

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