Bug#444769: rhythmbox: Switching sound sink in the middle of a song doesn't work

Sven Arvidsson sa at whiz.se
Mon Oct 1 21:08:38 UTC 2007

reassign 444769 gstreamer0.10

On Sun, 2007-09-30 at 20:14 +0100, Reuben Thomas wrote:
> If I execute
>   gconftool -t string -s /system/gstreamer/0.10/default/musicaudiosink $sink
> where $sink is some sink other than the current one, Rhythmbox doesn't
> change the sound output until the song changes. It should change if I
> at least pause and unpause the song. (I'm not so sure it should just
> change while playing a single song.)

totem-gstreamer shows the same behaviour. I'm pretty sure this is a
limitation of GStreamer. If my reading of upstream bug 326736 is
correct, dynamic switching of backends is planned.

Sven Arvidsson
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