[pkg-wine-party] Bug#528264: Bug#528264: wine: Support PulseAudio as a sound backend

Sven Arvidsson sa at whiz.se
Fri May 15 19:56:30 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-05-12 at 02:51 +0200, Ove Kaaven wrote:
> Sven Arvidsson skrev:
> > Would it be possible to add support for PulseAudio as a sound backend?
> > There's a patch for this available in the Wine Bugzilla;
> > http://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10495
> > 
> > It has already been picked up by other distributions such as Fedora.
> I'd recommend trying to get it integrated into mainline Wine, instead of
> including it per distribution. Basically, if there's nothing wrong with
> that patch, it should be easy enough to get it included in official Wine
> (sure, there may be trolls and naysayers on the Wine BTS, but they don't
> make the decisions about what patches to include, only Alexandre
> Julliard does). And if there *is* something wrong with it, I'd prefer
> not to include it. And perhaps most importantly, adding it as a
> distro-specific patch would be an extra maintenance hassle. We're
> inefficient enough as it is...


I understand the extra hassle of carrying the patch, let's just hope it
will get merged upstream sooner or later.

Feel free to close the bug report, or perhaps tag it wontfix for now?

Sven Arvidsson
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