Subject: Re: [ecasound] A few bugs
From: S. Massy (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Apr 03 2001 - 21:34:24 EEST
On Tue, 03 Apr 2001, Mario Lang wrote:
> "S. Massy" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > On Tue, 03 Apr 2001, Mario Lang wrote:
> > > "S. Massy" <email@example.com> writes:
> > You'd normally think so, wouldn't you? Yet using a tilde to make a
> > path relative to $HOME works for all other apps I've ever used apart
> > from ecasound.
> I did a bit of experimenting.
> echo -i ~
> -i /home/mlang
> echo -i:~
> echo -i:'~'
> echo -i:"~"
> So perhaps thats the reason why Kai made -i not require the colon :-).
Ah, you're right there; using "-i ~/test.wav" instead of "-i:~/test.wav"
does solve the problem. Too bad, I thought using the columns made it all
clearer to read. :(
> > Moreover, upon your suggestion, I tried the same in interactive mode and
> > I've found out:
> > - aio-add-input works fine, selects the file as input object and it shows up
> > correctly in aio-list.
> > - Chain setup _cannot_ be connected when one of the objects is a filename
> > with a tilde in its path.
> > What could this mean? If the tilde was simply expanded to the value of
> > $HOME such problem couldn't be, right?
> So the actual input parsing code of iam would need to expand before
> any further processing occurs. This is the way the shell tries to
> do that.
You're right. On a side note, it seems that ecasound allows files to
be added as input even though they don't exist, is this a bug or
a feature I cannot tell...
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