Package Details: pulseaudio-git 14.0.r271.g1a194c991-1

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Package Base: pulseaudio-git
Description: A featureful, general-purpose sound server (development version)
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Licenses: GPL, LGPL
Conflicts:,,, pipewire-pulse, pulse-audio-jack, pulseaudio-bluetooth, pulseaudio-equalizer, pulseaudio-lirc, pulseaudio-zeroconf
Provides: libpulse,,,, pulseaudio, pulseaudio-bluetooth, pulseaudio-equalizer, pulseaudio-jack, pulseaudio-lirc, pulseaudio-zeroconf
Submitter: None
Maintainer: SolarAquarion
Last Packager: SolarAquarion
Votes: 41
Popularity: 0.026606
First Submitted: 2009-02-09 14:33
Last Updated: 2021-04-08 17:11

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katt commented on 2020-06-11 12:30

Hi, could you change so that this pkgver doesn't have the leading "v"? Thanks.

quequotion commented on 2020-06-11 12:12

@gdonval, sorry for the wait. I took your advice; I also noticed this package has a new dependency, libsndfile which is required to build and use libpulse.

With that, I'm probably going to give up maintainership of the package. It hasn't been long since I took it over to fix some issues I had with it, as my setup required the development tip at the time, but for a while I've been satisfied with the pulseaudio package from [extra].

As for the sed magic, which may well be unnecessary, the good news is that it shouldn't hurt anything if left alone. If you or someone else who is interested in maintaining this takes over, by all means optimize that section. It'd probably be a good idea to redo what I did when I first took over, and compare this PKGBUILD with the current [extra] PKGBUILD.

quequotion commented on 2020-05-12 07:29

@gdonval Thanks for the heads up. I'll get on this as soon as I can.

gdonval commented on 2020-04-30 13:47

Installation does not work anymore on Gnome-based systems because of constraints:

:: removing libpulse breaks dependency '' required by fluidsynth
:: removing libpulse breaks dependency '' required by freerdp
:: removing libpulse breaks dependency '' required by pipewire-pulse

(and if you try to remove those, it's going all the way up to gstreamer and gnome-control-center, through dependencies).

Installation works if you modify:

provides=(pulseaudio{,-{zeroconf,lirc,jack,bluetooth,equalizer}} "libpulse" libpulse{,-simple,-mainloop-glib}.so) #"pulseaudio-xen" "pulseaudio-gconf"

(note the 3 added files before the comment.

gdonval commented on 2020-04-30 13:29

You might want to revisit your patchset: flat volume is disabled by default now for instance. It could be that other things are as well.

Marc.2377 commented on 2020-03-31 05:57

(with apologies for going offtopic) - stuartiannaylor: check the 'restore_bluetooth_profile=true' parameter for module-card-restore, as outlined at It used to cause a segfault (still does in pulseaudio 13) but I fixed it.

quequotion commented on 2020-03-03 14:08

stuartiannaylor, having survived the initial collapse of bluetooth support in pulseaudio a few years back, I feel your pain, however this is not a very useful place to discuss this. These comments are for issues with this packaging, not the software itself.

These days it is actually possible to contact the pulseaudio community; ie via IRC or using their mailing list.

Have you tried pavucontrol? It can't do everything that pacmd or pactl can do, but it can do a lot. If all three profiles are supported, you should be able to select them for your headset in pavucontrol's "Configuration" tab. Your selection should be remembered.

Another way would be to specify a manual configuration in /etc/pulse/, but that's a whole rabbit hole unto itself.

stuartiannaylor commented on 2020-03-02 04:44

With the constant changes to AD2P and HSP/HFP I am struggling. In PA12 they changed the prority as HSP/HFP would always autoconnect Now it seems impossible to change profile as AD2P always autoconnects

1 card(s) available.
    index: 0
        name: <bluez_card.9B_FD_D5_6E_01_CA>
        driver: <module-bluez5-device.c>
        owner module: 24
                device.description = "A10"
                device.string = "9B:FD:D5:6E:01:CA"
                device.api = "bluez"
                device.class = "sound"
                device.bus = "bluetooth"
                device.form_factor = "headset"
                bluez.path = "/org/bluez/hci0/dev_9B_FD_D5_6E_01_CA"
                bluez.class = "0x240404"
                bluez.alias = "A10"
                device.icon_name = "audio-headset-bluetooth"
                device.intended_roles = "phone"
                a2dp_sink: High Fidelity Playback (A2DP Sink) (priority 40, available: unknown)
                headset_head_unit: Headset Head Unit (HSP/HFP) (priority 30, available: no)
                off: Off (priority 0, available: yes)
        active profile: <a2dp_sink>
                bluez_sink.9B_FD_D5_6E_01_CA.a2dp_sink/#1: A10
                bluez_sink.9B_FD_D5_6E_01_CA.a2dp_sink.monitor/#1: Monitor of A1                                                                   0
                headset-output: Headset (priority 0, latency offset 0 usec, available: unknown)

                headset-input: Headset (priority 0, latency offset 0 usec, available: no)

Anyone got any info on how to use HSP/HFP profiles with PA12? Gone through multiple configs also with ofono but firstly it will always default to AD2P and state the HSP/HFP profile is not available.

Same dongle, same headset on android or windows works and also use HSP/HFP because it has a mic rather than just headphones.

Anyone any ideas or some urls you can point me to as so many devices still use HSP/HFP 1.6+

quequotion commented on 2019-08-31 14:43

jack2 now replaces() jack2-dbus.

Would be handy if jack2-dbus were also listed in both its conflicts() and provides(); but the appropriateness of doing so may depend on your interpretation of "deprecated".

AlexWayfer commented on 2019-08-20 10:05

:: Searching AUR for updates...
 -> Missing AUR Packages:  jack2-dbus
:: Starting full system upgrade...
:: Replace jack2-dbus with community/jack2? [Y/n] 
resolving dependencies...
looking for conflicting packages...
error: failed to prepare transaction (could not satisfy dependencies)
:: removing jack2-dbus breaks dependency 'jack2-dbus' required by pulseaudio-git