[vlc-devel] [PATCH 3/4] aout: propose a "Direct" choice in Output Mode
thomas at gllm.fr
Thu Apr 5 18:04:43 CEST 2018
On Thu, Apr 5, 2018, at 18:01, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> Le torstaina 5. huhtikuuta 2018, 18.44.36 EEST Thomas Guillem a écrit :
> > On Sat, Mar 31, 2018, at 12:38, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> > > Le vendredi 30 mars 2018, 14:57:11 EEST Thomas Guillem a écrit :
> > > > This choice is only proposed for compatible es tracks and when the aout
> > > > module can't fetch the passthrough preference from the OS (this is the
> > > > case
> > > > for mmdevice, cf. next commit).
> > >
> > > Nack. OS-specific audio settings do not belong in the core API. You even
> > > made the exact same argument for Android very recently.
> > This means that 2 OSes need this OS-specific audio settings.
> To quote J-B or François:
> "I don't care."
> My OS does not have this last century design limitation.
I don't understand.
> > I also would
> > like to have macOS using it too instead of the "(Encoded)" device (but this
> > need to be discussed with macOS devs).
> > Windows is the must used OS by VLC, I think we can give him a specific API.
> Says the guy who promoted consistency a few hours earlier.
We can't have consistency between mmdevice and pulseaudio as far as passthrough is concerned.
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