./audio/pulseaudio, Sound server for POSIX and Win32 systems

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Branch: CURRENT, Version: 11.0, Package name: pulseaudio-11.0, Maintainer: pkgsrc-users

PulseAudio is a sound server for POSIX and Win32 systems. A sound server is
basically a proxy for your sound applications. It allows you to do advanced
operations on your sound data as it passes between your application and your
hardware. Things like transferring the audio to a different machine, changing
the sample format or channel count and mixing several sounds into one are
easily achieved using a sound server.


Required to run:
[sysutils/dbus] [databases/gdbm] [audio/libsndfile] [devel/glib2] [devel/libltdl] [x11/libXtst] [sysutils/consolekit] [net/avahi] [audio/speexdsp]

Required to build:
[pkgtools/x11-links] [x11/compositeproto] [x11/glproto] [x11/renderproto] [x11/xproto] [x11/xf86vidmodeproto] [x11/recordproto] [x11/xf86driproto] [x11/damageproto] [x11/inputproto] [x11/xextproto] [x11/randrproto] [x11/dri2proto] [x11/xcb-proto] [x11/fixesproto4] [pkgtools/cwrappers]

Package options: avahi, x11

Master sites:

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RMD160: 7141c35cc36a9a3e2465977f87acdd38466ec602
Filesize: 1609.5 KB

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   2017-09-20 15:19:29 by Jonathan Perkin | Files touched by this commit (2)
Log message:
pulseaudio: Fix cpp statements, fixes SunOS build.
   2017-09-08 04:27:44 by Ryo ONODERA | Files touched by this commit (5) | Package updated
Log message:
Update to 11.0

Changelog:
PulseAudio 11.0 release notes
Changes at a glance

    Support for newer AirPlay hardware
    USB and bluetooth devices preferred over internal sound cards
    The default sink and source configuration is remembered better
    Bluetooth HSP headset role implemented
    Bluetooth HFP audio gateway role implemented (requires oFono)
    Bluetooth HSP audio gateway and HFP hands-free unit roles can be enabled \ 
simultaneously
    Upmixing can now be disabled without bad side effects
    Avoid having unavailable sinks or sources as the default
    Option to avoid resampling more often
    Option to automatically switch bluetooth profile to HSP more often
    Better latency regulation in module-loopback
    Changed module argument names in module-ladspa-sink and \ 
module-virtual-surround-sink
    Fixed input device handling on Windows
    Improved bluetooth MTU configuration (warning! this causes some hardware to \ 
not work any more, see the details below for how to fix it)
    GNU Hurd support
    Applications can request LADSPA or virtual surround filtering for their streams
    Support for 32-bit applications on 64-bit systems in padsp
   2017-02-12 07:26:18 by Ryo ONODERA | Files touched by this commit (1451)
Log message:
Recursive revbump from fonts/harfbuzz
   2017-02-06 14:56:14 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (1452)
Log message:
Recursive bump for harfbuzz's new graphite2 dependency.
   2017-01-23 13:24:18 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (1)
Log message:
json-c is not a dependency of pulseaudio any longer, remove it from bl3.mk.
   2017-01-21 20:45:21 by Ryo ONODERA | Files touched by this commit (1)
Log message:
Bump versions in buildlink
   2017-01-21 20:32:11 by Ryo ONODERA | Files touched by this commit (4) | Package updated
Log message:
Update to 10.0

Changelog:
# PulseAudio 10.0 release notes
## Changes at a glance

  * Automatically switch Bluetooth profile when using VoIP
    applications
  * New module for prioritizing passthrough streams
    (module-allow-passthrough)
  * Fixed hotplugging support for USB surround sound cards
  * Separate volumes for Bluetooth A2DP and HSP profiles
  * memfd-based shared memory mechanism enabled by default
  * Removed module-xenpv-sink
  * Dropped dependency to json-c
  * When using systemd to start PulseAudio, pulseaudio.socket is
    always started first
  * Compatibility with OpenSSL 1.1.0
  * Clarified qpaeq license

## Notes for end users
### Automatically switch Bluetooth profile when using VoIP applications

Bluetooth headsets typically support both the A2DP profile, which is
suitable for music, and the HSP profile, which is suitable for
telephony use cases. module-bluetooth-policy will now automatically
switch the profile of a Bluetooth headset from A2DP to HSP/HFP when an
application creates a recording stream with property media.role=phone
(telephony applications should set that property for their
streams). When the stream goes away, the profile gets restored back to
A2DP. This way the user doesn't have to manually switch the profiles
when starting and stopping a call. This behaviour can be disabled by
giving argument auto_switch=false to module-bluetooth-policy.

### New module for prioritizing passthrough streams (module-allow-passthrough)

Passthrough streams are streams whose content must go completely unaltered from \ 
the application to the sound card, and they are mainly used for playing back \ 
compressed audio through an S/PDIF connection. When a passthrough stream is \ 
playing to a device, no other streams can play at the same time to the same \ 
device, and if there's already something playing when a passthrough stream is \ 
created, the passthrough stream creation will normally fail. Now we have a new \ 
module, called module-allow-passthrough, which will give higher priority to \ 
passthrough streams, so that if there are other streams playing when a \ 
passthrough stream is created, those other streams will be moved out of the way \ 
to a dummy device.

### Fixed hotplugging support for USB surround sound cards

A long-standing bug that prevented PulseAudio from using any
hotplugged USB surround sound cards has been fixed.

### Separate volumes for Bluetooth A2DP and HSP profiles

The Bluetooth sink and source names are now different depending on
whether the active profile is A2DP or HSP. This allows PulseAudio to
store different volumes for A2DP and HSP. Due to different mechanisms
for implementing volume control between the profiles, trying to use
the same volume value in PulseAudio doesn't actually result in the
same perceived volume, so it's better not to try to use the same
volume.

As an unfortunate transition effect, volumes saved earlier with an
older PulseAudio version won't have effect in the new PulseAudio
version, so all Bluetooth devices will have their volume reset to the
default value when running the new PulseAudio version for the first
time.

This only affects BlueZ 5 users. The same change was done already
earlier for PulseAudio's BlueZ 4 code.

### memfd-based shared memory mechanism enabled by default

The memfd-based shared memory mechanism that was implemented in 9.0 is
now enabled by default. This shouldn't cause any user-visible changes
in behaviour, except if you're using the Firejail sandboxing software,
which doesn't work with PulseAudio's old shared memory mechanism.

If desired, the feature can still be disabled by setting "enable-memfd
= no" either in daemon.conf (for disabling it at the server side) or
in client.conf (for disabling it at the client side).

### Removed module-xenpv-sink

module-xenpv-sink was removed, because it's probably not used by
anyone. If you use it, please let us know.

## Notes for packagers
### Dropped dependency to json-c

libpulse previously used json-c internally, which forced applications
to link to json-c too. That caused crashing in some GLib applications,
because json-c and json-glib both use the same name for some
functions. To solve this, we implemented the necessary JSON
functionality directly in libpulse, so we don't depend on json-c any
more.

### When using systemd to start PulseAudio, pulseaudio.socket is always started first

The pulseaudio.service unit now depends on pulseaudio.socket, meaning
that before systemd starts PulseAudio, it will always first set up the
socket. This is done to avoid confusing behaviour in certain corner
cases (see the comments in pulseaudio.service for a more detailed
explanation).

### Compatibility with OpenSSL 1.1.0

OpenSSL, which is used by module-raop-sink, broke backwards
compatibility in the 1.1.0 release. PulseAudio now supports both 1.1.0
and older versions.

### Clarified qpaeq license

Most of PulseAudio is licensed under LGPL, but the "qpaeq" equalizer
GUI is licensed under AGPL. That hasn't previously been mentioned
anywhere else than in the qpaeq source code itself. Therefore,
distributions that tag their packages with license information have
likely used incorrect information. The license of qpaeq hasn't
changed, but the use of AGPL is now correctly noted in the top-level
LICENSE file.
   2016-12-03 22:57:47 by John Marino | Files touched by this commit (1)
Log message:
audio/pulseaudio:  Disable building on DragonFly

PulseAudio builds on DragonFly but doesn't function correctly (one
core spins at 100% and sound still doesn't work.  PA has been banished
from DPorts, so follow suit here.