[arch-general] PulseAudio in [testing]

Jan Steffens jan.steffens at gmail.com
Sun Nov 28 13:48:38 CET 2010

2010/11/28 Χρήστος Κώτσαρης <christos.kotsaris at gmail.com>:
> Regarding phonon being dropped, after some googling it seems i was mistaken,
> what i had read was that Qt framework is dropping phonon, not KDE. But still,
> i believe it would be sane to drop phonon in KDE too and replace it with
> Pulseaudio, it is the best choice. No need for 2 sound servers when one could
> do the trick.
> Plus, in case someone says Phonon can switch sound cards without the app
> restarting, everytime i try it Amarok and others crash, so yes, it needs
> restarting...

Note that as far as I know, phonon is an abstraction API with similar
functionality like GStreamer, not PulseAudio.

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