[arch-general] PulseAudio in [testing]

Philipp Überbacher hollunder at lavabit.com
Sun Nov 28 21:11:39 CET 2010

Excerpts from Ng Oon-Ee's message of 2010-11-28 17:19:11 +0100:
> I'll take both your words on it. Its worth noting that Pulseaudio
> automatically corks when JACK wants a sound-device (jack2 that is, not
> jack1). Running phonon atop pulseaudio wouldn't make sense if every app
> uses phonon. Due to other considerations (for example that all the major
> distros are pushing pulse), this may not be the case in the future.

Just to make sure no-one gets wrong ideas: jack2, despite its name,
isn't going to replace jack. It's another implementation, not a
replacement. Both have their share of benefits and drawbacks, and
Jack (1) is the most used implementation.

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