[vlc-devel] [PATCH 4/6] aout: reflect channel count from requested stereo-mode

Thomas Guillem thomas at gllm.fr
Fri Jul 17 17:04:12 CEST 2020

On Fri, Jul 17, 2020, at 15:51, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> Le torstaina 16. heinäkuuta 2020, 15.25.33 EEST Thomas Guillem a écrit :
> > This will fix weird case when the user request a mono/stereo/headphone mode
> > but the output is configured for > stereo channels.
> The intended behaviour was to ignore the setting for non-stereo inputs, since 
> it makes no sense for non-stereo input - not to force downmix to stereo.

Sorry, I  struggle to parse this sentence.

The goal of this patch is mainly to fix the following: Pulse audio always accept 5.1 channels even if headphones are plugged.  It can be useful to force pulse audio to stereo and let VLC use its own downmix filter. This becomes even more useful since with the binaural downmixer.

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