Setting volume limit for Qt interface does not work completely

Bug #1541269 reported by Jarno Suni on 2016-02-03
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
VLC media player
Unknown
Unknown
vlc (Ubuntu)
Low
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Bug Description

After I set maximum volume in Qt interface settings to 100%, I can still raise volume above that by mouse wheel, if it is not hovering the volume control UI area. Likewise I can set volume above 100%, if I use shortcut keys. This should be consistent with the maximum volume setting.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.10
Package: vlc 2.2.1-3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.2.0-27.32-generic 4.2.8-ckt1
Uname: Linux 4.2.0-27-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.19.1-0ubuntu5
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: XFCE
Date: Wed Feb 3 11:19:46 2016
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-01-24 (9 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 15.10 "Wily Werewolf" - Release amd64 (20151021)
SourcePackage: vlc
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Jarno Suni (jarnos) wrote :
Rémi Denis-Courmont (rdenis) wrote :

The Qt volume limit is for the Qt volume widget only. This is working as it's supposed to.

While it is debatable if the mouse wheel should obey the limit (it is not part of the VLC Qt plugin), VLC cannot enforce volume limits system-wide. PulseAudio is responsible for that, and does not care about VLC limits.

Changed in vlc (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in vlc (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
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