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authorLennart Poettering <>2004-07-17 15:00:31 +0000
committerLennart Poettering <>2004-07-17 15:00:31 +0000
commit141ab85bb76c3d2a8f6f2eee91801597c98e4154 (patch)
parent6601d958bfa16acef7da5eafde23161a3b2cca41 (diff)
make polypaudio run when installed
update docs git-svn-id: file:///home/lennart/svn/public/pulseaudio/trunk@92 fefdeb5f-60dc-0310-8127-8f9354f1896f
3 files changed, 29 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/doc/ b/doc/
index a9b07d60..b523e3dc 100644
--- a/doc/
+++ b/doc/
@@ -78,7 +78,10 @@ available.</p>
<p>Version @PACKAGE_VERSION@ is quite usable. <tt>polypaudio</tt> does
not yet match all ESOUND features: currently a sample cache and
-automatic releasing of unused sound drivers are missing. Have a look on the more extensive <a href="">TODO list</a>.</p>
+automatic releasing of unused sound drivers are missing. Have a look
+on the more extensive <a
<h2><a name="documentation">Documentation</a></h2>
@@ -90,6 +93,26 @@ href="daemon.html"><tt>daemeon.html</tt></a>.</p>
<p>Documentation for developing with <tt>polypaudio</tt> is not yet
available. Read the source, Luke!</p>
+<h3>First Steps</h1>
+<p>Simply start the polypaudio daemon with the argument <tt>-C</tt></p>
+<pre>polypaudio -C</pre>
+<p>This will present you a screen like this:</p>
+<pre>Welcome to polypaudio! Use "help" for usage information.
+&gt;&gt;&gt; </pre>
+<p>Now you can issue CLI commands as described in <a
+href="cli.html"><tt>cli.html</tt></a>. Another way to start
+<tt>polypaudio</tt> is by specifying a configuration script on the
+command line like that one included in the distribution:</p>
+<pre>polypaudio -F</pre>
+<p>This will load some drivers and protocols automatically.</p>
<h2><a name="requirements">Requirements</a></h2>
<p>Currently, <tt>polypaudio</tt> is tested on Linux only. It requires an OSS or ALSA compatible soundcard.</p>
diff --git a/polyp/ b/polyp/
index c4da7342..4edeeeba 100644
--- a/polyp/
+++ b/polyp/
@@ -17,7 +17,7 @@
# Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307
# USA.
+AM_CFLAGS=-ansi -D_GNU_SOURCE -DDLSEARCHDIR=\"$(pkglibdir)\"
bin_PROGRAMS = polypaudio pacat pactl
diff --git a/polyp/main.c b/polyp/main.c
index d9967cef..bcc1fada 100644
--- a/polyp/main.c
+++ b/polyp/main.c
@@ -125,7 +125,10 @@ int main(int argc, char *argv[]) {
r = lt_dlinit();
assert(r == 0);
+ lt_dladdsearchdir(DLSEARCHDIR);
mainloop = pa_mainloop_new();