Subject: Re: [ecasound] Miscellaneous things concerning ecasound
From: Jeremy Hall (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Aug 11 2000 - 20:24:30 EEST
WRT alsaCVS, I'm not sure anything that ecasound uses has changed a whole
lot. With the absance of the mixer stuff, my patience is a bit worn, but
my card has been fixed in current snapshots. I haven't gotten around to
looking at current ecaCVS because something happened and the alsa stuff
got moved somewhere and I haven't quite tracked down where yet.
In the new year, Kai Vehmanen wrote:
> On Wed, 9 Aug 2000, S. Massy wrote:
> > 1) What's happening with nativa ALSA support in current CVS version?
> Nothing at the moment. When Jaroslav announced the latest API changes
> (mixer), I deciced to wait a while before updating ecasound's ALSA
> support. It's just too much work to keep up with ALSA CVS development,
> when we are still so far away from a stable release.
> At the moment I use a combination of an old ALSA CVS version w/
> OSS-emulation and the current ecasound CVS for my own recording&mixing
> work. And works fine. :)
> > 2) Debug version of CVS version:
> > It seems like the alsa5 support has lagged behind to a point where
> > it's no longer possible to compile a debug-enabled version of ecasound
> > with alsa5 support enabled.
> Alsa5 should be up to date (no changes to ALSA 0.5.x as far as I know).
> Can you send me more detailed info?
> > 3) ecatools
> > Does any of the ecatools work for any of you? No matter which one I
> > try they seem to hang on doing nothing, for example:
> > $ ecanormalize test.wav
> > issues back:
> > Analyzing file "test.wav".
> > but then nothing happens and it just hangs there idle.
> Hmm, I use them all the time. What does ecanormalize_debug tell you?
> > 4) Metronome
> > In the TODO list under the title "Implemented if enough requests" is
> > made mention of an integrated metronome; just thought I'd tell out
> > loud that it's a good idea, especially if it was made possible to set
> > the starting of several strams in term of number of beats after the
> Ok, I'll start thinking about how this should be implemented. It'll
> probably be a new output-object type.
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