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Re: Fedora 11 nerfed my mixer



On Thu, 2009-04-23 at 14:13 +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 10:16:18PM -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > On Wed, 2009-04-22 at 23:40 -0400, Dave Jones wrote:
> > > Good thing it doesn't happen on other more common cards then.
> > > Like say, the emu10k1. 
> > > http://www.codemonkey.org.uk/junk/wtf/alsa-mixer-o-doom.jpg
> > 
> > OK, so there's clearly a bug there.
> > 
> > Again to take the approach of the PulseAudio cheerleaders: this should
> > clearly be reported to the upstream project so it gets resolved. =)
> 
> The "bug" is exposing all of the native mixer functionality in the alsa 
> mixer implementation and then presenting that in the UI. This is 
> precisely the problem that PA's mixer design fixes.

No, it isn't. Look closely at both the 'hilarious' screenshots: most of
the channels are duplicated (in Dave's case) or shown over ten times (in
Will's). That's why the whole thing is *so* long.

Just displaying all the available channels wouldn't be a bug in either
case.
-- 
Adam Williamson
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