artsd 1.2.0 and non-kde apps

Gregory Davis gregdavis at
Tue Feb 17 06:16:55 PST 2004

Simon Geard wrote:

> Gregory Davis wrote:
>> Hi.  It seems that programs are not working properly with artsd in KDE
>> 3.2. Specifically, I am getting hangs from xmms when using any artsd
>> output plugins, or when using OSS output plugins with artsdsp.  If I
>> use alsa output plugin without artsdsp, I get sound from xmms, but no
>> scheduling(i.e. when the xmms song is done, I hear a queue of all
>> boings, bonks and chimes that occurred since xmms started playing).
>> WTF this is annoying. Does anyone know a way around this?  I want to
>> keep artsd for the scheduling feature.
> I don't use KDE or arts, but the problem sounds familiar - probably
> something I've read about on these lists. Have you tried searching the
> BLFS mailing lists, or using Google?
> Simon.

A bug report (#1525) on the xmms website says its because arts 1.2.0 uses
glib2, whereas xmms uses glib1.  This totally breaks the scheduling that
was once possible with workarounds or output plugins.


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