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Re: Fedora 11 nerfed my mixer



On Wed, 2009-04-22 at 20:44 +0200, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Bastien Nocera wrote:
> > And ship two apps with that do the same thing in the desktop? What a
> > great way to confuse things further.
> 
> Why not ship one app which uses PulseAudio to set PulseAudio volumes and
> ALSA to set ALSA volumes? Hide the ALSA settings by default if you think
> users will get confused by them, but provide a way to enable them. (Of
> course it's too late for F11, but still, that's the right way to do it.)

Because ALSA sucks, and I don't want to go another round of working
around crappy ALSA bugs in the 3 different software mixers we have
(that's gnome-settings-daemon's volume keys handling, the applet and the
volume control).


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