Bug#424016: patch to use ALSA mixer notifications

Steinar H. Gunderson sesse at debian.org
Tue May 15 11:02:59 UTC 2007

Package: gstreamer0.10-alsa
Version: 0.10.12-2
Severity: normal
Tags: patch


As discussed on IRC, mixer_applet2 wakes up every 200ms or so, possibly
reducing laptop battery life. The included patch (taken from Ubuntu,
which in turn got it from upstream Bugzilla, AFAIK) makes gstreamer
listen to the ALSA notifications, which is the "bottom" half of the

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.22-rc1 (SMP w/2 CPU cores; PREEMPT)
Locale: LANG=nb_NO.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=nb_NO.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages gstreamer0.10-alsa depends on:
ii  libasound2                 1.0.13-2      ALSA library
ii  libc6                      2.5-7         GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libglib2.0-0               2.12.12-1     The GLib library of C routines
ii  libgstreamer-plugins-base0 0.10.12-2     GStreamer libraries from the "base
ii  libgstreamer0.10-0         0.10.12-5     Core GStreamer libraries and eleme
ii  libxml2                    2.6.28.dfsg-1 GNOME XML library

gstreamer0.10-alsa recommends no packages.

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