[arch-general] PulseAudio package group

甘露(Gan Lu) rhythm.gan at gmail.com
Wed May 19 11:03:26 EDT 2010

On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 7:36 PM, b1 <forum at b1online.de> wrote:
> Hi
> Since I am just a comperativly inexperienced user, it took me some time
> to get pulseaudio working (Digging the forum to change the asound.conf,
> getting vlc to work with pulse by the aur-package).
> I think it would be great having a package group, with which I could
> install all this stuff at once, alongside with the necessary
> configuration (asound.conf).
So do I, not really complex, but you have to do it again when you
re-install system or do it again for anyone else, which could be
> However I can't really assess the packaging problems, so if this isn't
> possible, bad luck.
> But I would really appreciate it.
I support this idea, and in fact I don't meet any problem with Fedora
since version 11, which (I mean Fedora or pulseaudio) runs well on my
wife's laptop, so I think it's time to adapt it someway.
> Thanks
> Benedikt
> On Wed, 2010-05-19 at 00:25 +0200, Jan Steffens 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?

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