[arch-general] PulseAudio in [testing]

Ng Oon-Ee ngoonee at gmail.com
Sun Nov 28 01:18:20 CET 2010

On Sat, 2010-11-27 at 12:09 -0600, Yaro Kasear wrote:
<snip FUD>
> I stated it before, but I'll say it here, I don't think Pulse Audio is
> right for [extra]. Compiz is a lot more stable and still manages to stay
> in [community]. Pulse goes down a lot and takes sound with it and it's
> getting put in [extra]? I'm not sure how this makes sense.
> And I strongly oppose any "default" usage of Pulse Audio the way Ubuntu
> or Fedora forces it on their users. It just doesn't work that well.
> Also, forgive me if I am wrong, but isn't that against the Arch way of
> doing things of just putting in a minimalist installation? I'd hate to
> see Pulse Audio get installed by default for anything, but as a part of
> the default Arch install I think is just an all around bad idea.
I'd suggest reading before posting. 'default' means nothing on Arch
(already mentioned), and Pulseaudio is not going to be 'default on your
Arch installation' (also already mentioned).

Just don't use Gnome. Upstream is going to make Pulseaudio default. KDE
as well, maybe.

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