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authorLennart Poettering <>2008-06-11 17:38:50 +0000
committerLennart Poettering <>2008-06-11 17:38:50 +0000
commitac0f5275c5cbe72d5c81d9bb4aed4b9c2a5f5802 (patch)
tree7992890250cc83a91ad030768c8e54aa5c16bfb0 /man
parentc33db3ce68197cfe93f1fdf1b6459b1c7afb9057 (diff)
add new switch --start to the PA binary which allows starting PA if it is not running yet. In contrast to normal startup an already running PA will not be considered an error. Also, take the autospawn lock so we can guarantee that after this call returns PA is ralive and running
git-svn-id: file:///home/lennart/svn/public/pulseaudio/trunk@2513 fefdeb5f-60dc-0310-8127-8f9354f1896f
Diffstat (limited to 'man')
1 files changed, 11 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/man/ b/man/
index 1f53a60b..5988c12d 100644
--- a/man/
+++ b/man/
@@ -33,6 +33,7 @@ USA.
<cmd>pulseaudio <opt>--dump-modules</opt></cmd>
<cmd>pulseaudio <opt>--dump-resample-methods</opt></cmd>
<cmd>pulseaudio <opt>--cleanup-shm</opt></cmd>
+ <cmd>pulseaudio <opt>--start</opt></cmd>
<cmd>pulseaudio <opt>--kill</opt></cmd>
<cmd>pulseaudio <opt>--check</opt></cmd>
@@ -91,6 +92,16 @@ USA.
+ <p><opt>--start</opt></p>
+ <optdesc><p>Start PulseAudio if it is not running yet. This is
+ different from starting PulseAudio without <opt>--start</opt>
+ which would fail if PA is already running. PulseAudio is
+ guaranteed to be fully initialized when this call
+ returns. Implies <opt>--daemon</p>.</optdesc>
+ </option>
+ <option>
<p><opt>-k | --kill</opt></p>
<optdesc><p>Kill an already running PulseAudio daemon of the