Subject: Re: [ecasound] White spaces confuse ecasound
From: Kai Vehmanen (email@example.com)
Date: Tue May 08 2001 - 05:14:26 EEST
On Mon, 9 Apr 2001, S. Massy wrote:
> White spaces in filenames still seem to confuse ecasound when trying
> to load them via the IAM. For instance a command line like:
> $ ecasound -i 'to the sea.mp3' -o:alsa,sbl -c
> Will work while doing
> > aio-add-input "to the sea.mp3"
> will yield:
> (eca-control) ERROR: ECA-CHAINSETUP: "Format of input "to not recognized."
Hmm, I'm not quite sure how to handle this. In the first case, it's the
shell interpreter that's doing the parsing (ecasound sees "to the sea.mp3"
as one arguments .. without the quotes).
So to be able to handle things like quotations, ~-expansions, etc in
ia-mode and cs-setup files, we'd have to duplicate shell functionality in
ecasound. Then comes the difficulty of choosing which quotation styles are
supported, etc, etc ... But it's true that the current situation is a bit
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