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[bug#39053] [PATCH] Add pulseaudio configuration and fix volume bugs

From: Marius Bakke
Subject: [bug#39053] [PATCH] Add pulseaudio configuration and fix volume bugs
Date: Thu, 09 Jan 2020 22:50:49 +0100
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Leo Prikler <address@hidden> writes:

> This series of patches adds a configuration type for pulseaudio and also fixes
> a bug, where various applications would inadvertently max out the system 
> volume
> (see e.g. #38172).

Derp, I did not notice you had re-rolled the patches already :-)

Please ignore the /etc/pulse related questions, this looks much better.

> The second patch of this series differs from the one proposed there, in that
> it uses environment variables to achieve its goal rather than rebuilding
> pulseaudio.  As a result, pulseaudio-service will very likely ignore user
> configuration in $XDG_CONFIG_DIR/pulse unless those variables are unset.
> Doing so in ~/.profile or an equivalent to it should suffice.

Sounds reasonable.  Users who wish to control pulseaudio outside of the
configuration system can just exclude the service, or unset PULSE_CONFIG
and PULSE_CLIENT_CONFIG in their profile.

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