Bug#623002: pulseaudio: GNOME extension to configure ALSA compatibility automatically

Timo Juhani Lindfors timo.lindfors at iki.fi
Thu Jul 7 21:57:38 UTC 2011

Hi Josselin,

I was hit by this too. I'm not very familiar with alsa or pulseaudio so
I wonder how does the proposed fix relate to the fix that Ubuntu is
using? On maverick

strace -o s -s4096 -f speaker-test -t sine
grep open\( s | grep pulse | grep alsa

shows /usr/share/alsa/pulse.conf which is part of their pulseaudio
package and has

# PulseAudio alsa plugin configuration file to set the pulseaudio plugin as
# default output for applications using alsa when pulseaudio is running.
hook_func.pulse_load_if_running {
	lib "libasound_module_conf_pulse.so"
	func "conf_pulse_hook_load_if_running"

@hooks [
		func pulse_load_if_running
		files [
		errors false


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