Subject: Re: [ecasound] A few bugs
From: Kai Vehmanen (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Apr 26 2001 - 02:20:04 EEST
On Mon, 2 Apr 2001, S. Massy wrote:
> - If someone is lunatic enough to copp-select a param number that does
> not exist and the selected effect is a preset, ecasound will segfault
> upon issuing copp-get/set. After I found this out I tried the same
Fixed (in 1.9dev7).
> - If you try to use looping with -z:db enabled with a command such as:
> $ ecasound -z:db -i:test.wav -o:/dev/dsp -t:20 -tl
> expect some surprises. It behaves very randomly, sometimes you will
> here only half of what was intended to be played, sometimes it will
True. This is a bit difficult to fix. In these situations I recommend
using ewf for looping (works ok with -z:db).
> - If you have an ewf file set up for looping and (once again) are
> lunatic enough to fw further than its intended point of wrapping around
> a segfault will be triggered, rw'ing beyond the beginning does not
> cause this however, nor does it happen with -tl.
> - When using ewf for looping a portion of a file the snippet of audio
> played is about one second longer than it should be, this problem also
> does not exist when using -t/-tl for looping.
Hmm, I couldn't reproduce this... might -b:xx setting have an effect here?
> - You cannot use "~" in file names to denominate a path relative to
> $HOME. There must be a bug at some point while parsing the command
> line because you get a "couldn't open file for reading" error. Of
> course that's nowhere near dramatic but that's a bit well.... bugging.
Commands issues in ecasound's CLI are preparsed by the
readline library routines. So it's readline that does the
filename completion. Ecasound just sees the result.
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