[Vm-dev] PulseAudio support not included in recent VM builds

Eliot Miranda eliot.miranda at gmail.com
Wed Jan 4 03:37:23 UTC 2017

On Tue, Jan 3, 2017 at 6:02 PM, tim Rowledge <tim at rowledge.org> wrote:

> Some more details on -
> > On 31-12-2016, at 5:37 PM, tim Rowledge <tim at rowledge.org> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> >> On 14-10-2016, at 10:23 AM, Eliot Miranda <eliot.miranda at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> [snip]
> >> So... I guess the /usr/include/pulse files must be there and the lib
> pulse-simple.a or .so must be there.  Maybe someone should update
> build.linux*/HowToBuild with instructions on how to install pulse
> development support.
> >
> > Just for fun I did an apt-get of libpulse… something or other on one of
> the Pi’s and tried a compile. It was a bit odd in that the pulseaudio stuff
> was built and even (kinda) works and yet in the config log etc there is no
> mention at all of it …
> >
> > So, the build looks like it is probably ok but the code may have some
> issues. The symptom I recall is that the first few attempts at making
> noises works and then it gets poor quality and then stops altogether.
> I can play quite a few sounds with no problem and then after a while
> (*possibly* related to pressing keys at just the wrong time?) no sound but
> the system is otherwise OK. Then after a while it locks up the VM
> completely.
> Turning on debugging printfs in the  vm-sound-pulse/SqUnixSoundPulseAudio.c
> file provides a minimally interesting log that finally reports
> DBG: sqUnixSoundMaemo: >sound_Stop() (11, Resource temporarily unavailable)
> though one must note that this DBG comes at the beginning of the routine
> and thus seems to require errno to have been set non-0 just before.
> Attempts at asking Lt.Cmdr.Google for suggested pages mostly implied that
> that error message is rather annoyingly generic, though plenty of people
> seem to have seen it because of pulse audio problems.
> Pointers to actually meaningful references would be appreciated.

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best, Eliot
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