Subject: Re: [ecasound] confusing error message
From: Laura Conrad (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Sep 03 2000 - 22:26:22 EEST
>>>>> "Kai" == Kai Vehmanen <email@example.com> writes:
Kai> On 3 Sep 2000, Laura Conrad wrote:
>> ecasound -i /dev/dsp -o di.wav
>> when di.wav already exists, I get:
>> ERROR: [AUDIOIO-WAVE] : "no riff fmt-block found"
>> Is there a way to write this message so that it would be less
>> confusing to the new user?
Kai> I admit that there's lot to improve in ecasound's error
Kai> messages. But it isn't always easy to give helpful feedback
Kai> to the user. For instance, in the above situation, ecasound
Kai> tries to open a riff-wave file in read-write mode (this is
Kai> completely normal), but it turns out that the file is
OK, why is my .wav file invalid? It was a result of a previous:
ecasound -i /dev/dsp -o di.wav
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