FS#8472 - [mpd] pulseaudio support should be enabled

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Jackson (daedalusman) - Thursday, 01 November 2007, 06:42 GMT
Last edited by Angel Velasquez (angvp) - Friday, 10 December 2010, 15:44 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Angel Velasquez (angvp)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version 2007.08-2
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 6
Private No


Pulseaudio is not enabled in mpd. This should be enabled so that the people using pusleaudio can use mpd.
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Closed by  Angel Velasquez (angvp)
Friday, 10 December 2010, 15:44 GMT
Reason for closing:  Implemented
Additional comments about closing:  done on: 0.15.15-2
Comment by Damir Perisa (damir.perisa) - Thursday, 01 November 2007, 19:20 GMT
pulseaudio is a community pkg. i cannot build mpd (extra) against a community pkg.

find a dev, who knows what pulseaudio is and who is maintaining it in extra or i can move mpd to community - however, then you have to find a TU to maintain it.
Comment by Jan de Groot (JGC) - Thursday, 01 November 2007, 23:20 GMT
PulseAudio 0.9.7 has been released a few days ago and it looks like a solid replacement candidate for esd. I'll have a look at pulseaudio somewhere next week.
Comment by Damir Perisa (damir.perisa) - Thursday, 01 November 2007, 23:30 GMT
cool, thanx Jan
Comment by Matt (Yoshiofthewire) - Wednesday, 28 November 2007, 18:27 GMT
From MPD Wiki - PulseAudio

For Distros where PulseAudio output is Broken

As PulseAudio is a ESD replacement, the ESD plugin can work in cases where PulseAudio support is missing or broken. First remove the MPD PulseAudio setting. Configure MPD to use esd as shown, this assumes that MPD and PulseAudio are running on the same system.

audio_output {
type "ao"
driver "esd"
options "host="
name "esd"

Comment by Damir Perisa (damir.perisa) - Sunday, 03 February 2008, 12:52 GMT
Jan, do you plan to include pulseaudio now to [extra]?

i'm going to release mpd 0.13.1 soon... should i consider it now or are we doing this later?
Comment by Jan de Groot (JGC) - Sunday, 03 February 2008, 13:09 GMT
I'm not having plans to release it to extra within a week, pulseAudio is quite complicated and I have a lot of other things to do at this moment.
Comment by Damir Perisa (damir.perisa) - Sunday, 03 February 2008, 14:47 GMT
oh, just realised, it is complex... i'm going to release 0.13.1 soon, then we can once pulseaudio is ready enable it.

have a ncie weekend!
Comment by Gavin Bisesi (Daenyth) - Tuesday, 07 October 2008, 15:54 GMT
What's the status on this?
Comment by Gavin Bisesi (Daenyth) - Saturday, 21 March 2009, 14:48 GMT
Comment by Anonymous Submitter - Sunday, 22 March 2009, 01:37 GMT
Looks like pulseaudio is still in community, and mpd is in extra, so it would seem the first comment still applies.
Comment by Angel Velasquez (angvp) - Monday, 29 November 2010, 16:39 GMT
built against libpulse on [testing] please give some feedback :)