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Re: Pulseaudio snap


On Sat, Jan 23, 2016 at 12:10:54AM AEDT, David Henningsson wrote:
> On 2016-01-21 22:25, Luke Yelavich wrote:
> >On Thu, Jan 21, 2016 at 08:28:48PM AEDT, David Henningsson wrote:
> >>Hi Ubuntu Audio developers,
> >>
> >>I've been asked to make a PulseAudio snap, i e, something you can install on
> >>Ubuntu core snappy, that enables applications to use PulseAudio.
> >
> >I have been asked about that in the past as well, and my immediate question was how do we handle modules, in particular optional modules that may not be needed in the base snap, but may be desired by someone later? Afaik snappy doesn't really handle this yet.
> In general, we don't, unfortunately.
> If it's loosely enough coupled, we probably can. In the case of PulseAudio
> and bluez, they will be in different snaps, but they can still talk to each
> other over D-Bus in order to enable bluetooth audio headsets.
> That's the plan, at least.

Yeah, I'm aware that dbus is still usable for pulse/bluez etc, but re the modules, that is disappointing. Oh well, we work with what we have I guess.

> Ok.
> If nothing urgent pops up I'll try to actually get something done next week.
> I'll keep ubuntu-audio-dev in the loop. Sounds like a plan?

Sounds good.