Bug#486251: /usr/lib/gstreamer-0.10/libgstalsa.so: Multiple GstMixerTracks with the same name confuse gnome-volume-control
sam at robots.org.uk
Sat Jun 14 17:30:06 UTC 2008
My laptop has three tracks called "Input Source" and three called
"Capture". Gstreamer provides no way to tell the difference between
them, which makes the use of gnome-volume-control nigh-on unusable for
the case where the user wants to record sounds.
I sent two patches upstream a couple of months ago, but have not heard
anything from the developers yet. In light of the imminent lenny freeze,
I request that they be included in Debian's gstreamer packages.
The patches are fairly simple, and merely apply the same technique
already used for the untranslated label of volume-control mixer tracks
to the translated labels for volume-control mixer tracks and both the
untranslated and translated for option mixer tracks.
-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
APT prefers testing
APT policy: (530, 'testing'), (520, 'unstable'), (510, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.25-2-686 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Versions of packages gstreamer0.10-alsa depends on:
ii libasound2 1.0.16-2 ALSA library
ii libc6 2.7-10 GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii libglib2.0-0 2.16.3-2 The GLib library of C routines
ii libgstreamer-plugins-base0.10 0.10.19-2 GStreamer libraries from the "base
ii libgstreamer0.10-0 0.10.19-3 Core GStreamer libraries and eleme
gstreamer0.10-alsa recommends no packages.
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