Commit a95a9d05 authored by Peter Meerwald's avatar Peter Meerwald Committed by David Henningsson

man: Describe optional prefix {string} in server address


v2: (thanks Tanu Kaskinen)
* fix wording wrt machine id
Signed-off-by: Peter Meerwald's avatarPeter Meerwald <>
parent 75355690
......@@ -457,7 +457,9 @@ License along with PulseAudio; if not, see <>.
server addresses separated by whitespace which are tried in turn. A server
address consists of an optional address type specifier (unix:, tcp:, tcp4:,
tcp6:), followed by a path or host address. A host address may include an
optional port number.</p>
optional port number. A server address may be prefixed by a string enclosed
in {}. In this case the following server address is ignored unless the prefix
string equals the local hostname or the machine id (/etc/machine-id).</p>
<p><arg>$PULSE_SINK</arg>: the symbolic name of the sink to connect to when a client creates a playback stream and doesn't explicitly ask for a specific sink.</p>
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