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[bug#31297] [PATCH] gnu: Add sound service.

From: Oleg Pykhalov
Subject: [bug#31297] [PATCH] gnu: Add sound service.
Date: Tue, 01 May 2018 12:39:31 +0300
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.3 (gnu/linux)

Hello Ludovic,

Thank you for review!

address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) writes:

> Oleg Pykhalov <address@hidden> skribis:
>> * gnu/services/sound.scm: New file.
>> * gnu/ (GNU_SYSTEM_MODULES): Add this.
>> * doc/guix.texi (Sound Services): New chapter.
> [...]
>> address@hidden Sound Services
>> address@hidden Sound Services
>> +
>> +The @code{(gnu services alsa)} module provides an
>> address@hidden service to generate an ALSA
>> address@hidden/etc/asound.conf} configuration file.
> Is this file required to get PulseAudio support?  I realize I have
> ~/.asoundrc that’s similar to what this new service does, so it may be
> that I simply forgot that things wouldn’t work well without it.

In case of existing ‘~/.asoundrc’ it's not required.  But I spent some
time to find a ‘asoundrc’ config and be glad if it was in a Guix manual.


I also replaced “to” with “by” in
“Whether to use Pulseaudio by configuring ALSA to use PulseAudio.”
sentence in Guix documentation.

Attachment: 0001-gnu-Add-sound-service.patch
Description: gnu: Add sound service.


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