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Re: Can't get PulseAudio working with Citrix ICA 12.1 receiver

On Sun, Oct 28, 2012 at 4:21 PM, Chuck Silvers <> wrote:
> hi tomas,
> On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 02:03:59PM +0200, Tomas Bodzar wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> so I was able to get Citrix ICA Receiver 12.1 running just fine on
>> NetBSD 6.0 amd64 under suse121_32 compat_linux, but one thing is
>> missing. I'm not able to use audio inside Citrix and I think that it's
>> just some form of misconfiguration or something. Any ideas or tips?
>> Here what shows during start of Win 7 inside Citrix receiver:
>> nbsd$ firefox10
>> (xulrunner-bin:1114): Gtk-WARNING **: Could not find the icon
>> 'gtk-go-back-ltr'. The 'hicolor' theme
>> was not found either, perhaps you need to install it.
>> You can get a copy from:
>> (wfica:491): Gtk-WARNING **: Error loading icon from file
>> '/opt/Citrix/ICAClient/icons/receiver.png':
>>         Couldn't recognize the image file format for file
>> '/opt/Citrix/ICAClient/icons/receiver.png'
>> setsockopt(SOL_SOCKET, SO_PASSCRED): Invalid argument
> this SO_PASSCRED operation is the problem.  what it's supposed to do
> is pass some information about the process at one end of the socket
> to the process at the other end, but as I recall, linux and netbsd
> use different information (one uses just the effective uid/gid and
> the other also includes the entire group list, something like that)
> and at the time I was working on updating the linux emulation
> a couple years ago, I didn't think there was a way to make this work
> when the process on one end of the socket was native netbsd and
> the process on the other end was linux, as would be the case here if
> the pulseaudio daemon is native netbsd.  I might be misremembering
> some of the details here but the problem is something like that.
> I did experiment with just ignoring the SO_PASSCRED and as I recall
> that did make it get further, but I never did get the linux emulation
> working with pulseaudio, I ended up going back to using OSS for my
> linux-emulation audio needs (watching youtube vids with the flash plugin).
> can the citrix plugin use OSS for the audio interface?

Seems like actual version is using only ALSA

> if not, you can try the attached patch to have netbsd ignore the
> SO_PASSCRED operation and see if you can get pulseaudio working.

Your patch solved that SO_PASSCRED issue, but audio doesn't work anyway.

> -Chuck

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