[vlc-devel] [PATCH] pulseaudio : get the application name instead of LibVLC in pulseaudio

Matthieu Bedouet mbedouet at gmail.com
Thu Mar 31 14:26:05 CEST 2011


Perhaps NULL could still be passed  to pa_context_new only when the
application does not set the user agent.
That would be a better fallback than LibVLC.

What do you think?

2011/3/31 Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net>:
> On Wed, 30 Mar 2011 23:49:58 +0200, Matthieu Bedouet <mbedouet at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Here is a simple fix for an annoying problem.
>> Currently the applications using libVLC, like the Phonon-vlc backend
>> are all identified as "LibVLC <version>: audio stream" in pulseaudio,
>> so they all are the same in the mixers for example.
> That's not true. Only the applications that don't set the user agent
> fallback to LibVLC.
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> Rémi Denis-Courmont
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