esdcompat - PulseAudio ESD wrapper script


   esdcompat [options]

   esdcompat --help

   esdcompat --version


   esdcompat  is  a  compatibility script that takes the same arguments as
   the ESD sound daemon esd(1), but uses them to start  a  the  PulseAudio
   sound  server  with  the appropriate parameters. It is required to make
   PulseAudio a drop-in replacement for esd, i.e. it can be used  to  make
   gnome-session(1) start up PulseAudio instead of esd.

   It is recommended to make esd a symbolic link to this script.


   -h | --help
          Show help.

          Show version information.

   -tcp | -promiscuous | -d | -b | -r | -as | -unix | -public | -terminate
   | -nobeeps | -trust | -port | -bind
          These options understood by the  original  esd  are  ignored  by

   -spawnpid | -spawnfd
          These internally used options understood by the original esd are
          properly handled by  esdcompat,  however  are  not  to  be  used


   The   PulseAudio   Developers   <pulseaudio-discuss  (at)  lists  (dot)
   freedesktop    (dot)    org>;    PulseAudio    is    available     from


   pulseaudio(1), esd(1)


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