Bug#605486: Add libcanberra-pulse to suggestions for libpulse0 or pulseaudio

Frode Severin Hatlevik frodeseverin at gmail.com
Tue Apr 19 21:06:48 UTC 2011

Neither of theese packages recommends or suggests libcanberra-pulse.

Now I am not an expert on dependencies, so please forgive me for
repeating my other post in #605482.

My point is that there is no way for a novice user to even appreciate
tha there exists such packaes. I do not know how to solve this best. I
recently read about new features being implemented in the Debian
Packaging System. Perhaps theese could be deployed here? Sadly enough,
I don't remember where I read about theese features, though.

Moreover, this is also a qestion about which packages should be
installed in a freshly installed Debian stable system. All the time
pulse is installed and used as default sound system it seems logical
to ensure that all programs capable of producing sound should be able
to do this without too much overhead. On my freshly installed Squeeze,
Gnash would output to pulse by means of the ALSA backend of SDL, and
hence using the ALSA input plugin of pulse. I suppose this is also the
case for programs using libcanberra, and other sound libraries, for
that matter.

I am at loss for solutions, but I certainly think it a problem. Could
you, Daniel, provide any pointers as to how to progress on this issue?
If the best option is to file bugs against the different sound
libraries, then I will be more than happy to take part in this.


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Og det ble lys.
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and there was light.
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