[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #1143: MythMusic doesn't honour selected audio output device

Robert Tsai rtsai1111 at comcast.net
Mon Feb 6 15:03:48 UTC 2006

On Mon, Feb 06, 2006 at 02:27:24PM +0000, Stuart Morgan wrote:
> On Monday 06 Feb 2006 14:09, Colin Guthrie wrote:
> > Is this something that anyone would really use? I presume you
> > would use it seeing as you intend to implement it, but I can't
> > think of many examples... Care to share your setup?
> I don't intend using it, but the guy I was replying to did have a
> use. In this case using two devices, one connected to his hi-fi for
> music and the other to his TV speakers.

But why not also play TV through the nice speakers? Even if I had
multiple output devices, wouldn't I prefer to use the best one
available at all times?

> Most people only have a single device and for us, a default value
> which uses the device specified in the MythTV general settings is
> easier. We don't have to change two settings if we switch from alsa
> to oss etc.
> The patch which is now attached to the ticket gives choice and
> flexibility.

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