[vlc-devel] [PATCH] decrease alsa buffer size

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Fri Aug 13 17:34:01 CEST 2010

Le vendredi 13 août 2010 18:08:06 Benjamin Drung, vous avez écrit :
> >> Debian/Ubuntu decreases the ALSA buffer size. That improves the
> >> behaviour of the alsa output module on pulseaudio system.  You might
> >> want to do the same.
> > 
> > What's the point considering the native PulseAudio output has a higher
> > priority than the ALSA one?
> The user may not have the PulseAudio output plugin installed

Did I misunderstood that Ubuntu always installs PulseAudio? How come then that 
the plugin is optional?

> or may have changed the configuration.

There are hundreds of ways to destroy audio or video rendering with stupid 

Anyway, I am not for or against this patch. ALSAlib is so badly documented 
that I gave up trying to make any sense of it.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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