On Sun, 22 Nov 2020 11:12:57 -0500
Solomon Peachy <pizza(a)shaftnet.org> wrote:
On Sun, Nov 22, 2020 at 03:42:05PM +0000, Gargoyle wrote:
> - Available for testing from F33 onwards.
> - Default in F34 with compatibility library.
It needs to be readily available for testing in F(n-1) for a complete
release cycle before it can be made the default in F(n).
Totally agree. This is the minimum standard by which this change
should be evaluated. A few test days for rawhide are woefully
This is _very_ important to get right. Folks are still trashing
Pulse Audio (and its creator) *to this day* for Ubuntu's half-assed
PA integration from over a decade ago.
Exactly. I hope the pipewire authors and advocates are smart enough
to learn from this. If not them, then FESCO.
FFS, most of the software I use today doesn't even use PA
it uses ALSA, which gets routed to PA via an ALSA plugin.
Compatibility APIs must me maintained nearly indefinitely!
FWIW, I bypass pulseaudio and use ALSA directly for software that
benefits from low-level access to the sound device: Audacity, Kodi,