[mythtv-users] mythfrontend 0.22 with PulseAudio

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Tue Nov 24 03:51:22 UTC 2009

On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 4:47 PM, Cool Frood <aaranya+mythtv at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 9:54 PM, Brian J. Murrell <brian at interlinx.bc.ca> wrote:
>> On Mon, 2009-11-23 at 19:48 -0500, Cool Frood wrote:
>>> Hi,
>> Hi,
>>> I'm having PulseAudio woes with MythTV.
>> Yeah.  I have not even begun to investigate what the issues are but why
>> can't we all just get along?  :-/
>> As to your specific issue however: you would be served by my previous
>> suggestion that mythfrontend, rather than suspending pulseaudio when it
>> starts up, suspends it when it starts playback and resumes it when it's
>> done.
>> That suggestion doesn't appear to have gotten much uptake though.
>> b.
> Hmm, at the very least, PulseAudio could be resumed on starting an
> external program and suspended when it returns.  I'll look at the code
> and see if I can hack it together.

Yes, you could run a script that does (in pseudocode)


and then you could put that in the EXEC statement in your menu entry.

Or you could just run xbmc without pulse audio. Simple really.

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