[mythtv-users] 3 audio devices on same time

Jean-Yves Avenard jyavenard at gmail.com
Fri Dec 10 23:43:29 UTC 2010

On 11 December 2010 03:30, Ryan Patterson <ryan.goat at gmail.com> wrote:

> Are there any plans to add this functionality directly into MythTV?


provided that you can achieve the same thing with either pulse or alsa

> The new auto-detect system for audio outputs in mythfrontend is great.
>  It would be outstanding if each detected output could be configured
> independently in mythfrontend.  I can see where multiple outputs would
> be desired (like the original poster).  Even better would be some
> outputs configured for passthrough surround and some down sampled to
> stereo, etc.  That way you don't always have to power up the surround
> receiver to watch a TV.

It would take a long time to implement, to only benefit very few users
(and not included me who would write this code)

> I am under no illusions that this would be a trivial task.  And there
> are certainly already ways to achieve similar results to what I'm
> suggesting (custom .asoundrc files etc).  I'm just wondering if it is
> on the radar for MythTV 0.26++ or not.

maybe 0.30 something maybe :P

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