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FS#49662 - [firefox] Sound Serveur JACK & FF

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Turbo B (Turbo) - Saturday, 11 June 2016, 08:51 GMT
Last edited by Jan de Groot (JGC) - Monday, 13 June 2016, 11:39 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Jan de Groot (JGC)
Evangelos Foutras (foutrelis)
Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


This not a bug report, but i dont know where to post this request so forgive me.
I use JACK as sound serveur and not Pulse Audio, and to make FF work with it i used Alsa-Plugins, which is not solid, and a custom .asoundrc.
I would like to know if you can build a JACK-patched FireFox [FF will work With Alsa and PuleAudio too], regarding to those bugzilla comments:

Many Thankx

Additional info:
* package version(s)
* config and/or log files etc.

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Closed by  Jan de Groot (JGC)
Monday, 13 June 2016, 11:39 GMT
Reason for closing:  Won't implement
Additional comments about closing:  See comment.
Comment by Doug Newgard (Scimmia) - Saturday, 11 June 2016, 14:17 GMT
It's unlikely that a patch that hasn't been accepted upstream will be applied. It's also unlikely that we'd patch in a new feature.
Comment by Jan de Groot (JGC) - Monday, 13 June 2016, 10:15 GMT
I don't like adding this. Upstream is concerned about maintenance in the long run which is why they haven't applied it to any release yet. I looked at the patch, it probably works, but it's a massive amount of code that is touched by the patch, if upstream can't maintain it, then some distribution packagers like us aren't able to do so either.