Subject: Re: [ecasound] edi-33; initial libsndfile support
From: Julian Dobson (juliand_AT_braverock.com)
Date: Wed Nov 19 2003 - 20:00:51 EET
One thing that I noticed is that ecasound doesn't handle it's -i -o
options correctly - specifically, if the filename has a comma in it an
error is thrown, even if the filename is quoted or escaped.
Kai Vehmanen wrote:
> I've commited initial support for libsndfile to CVS. Some things are still
> missing, but this is at least a start.
> Immediate benefits
> - ability to read .w64, .voc, .iff, .nist, .xi, etc files with
> Potential future benefits
> - dithering on write (edi-37); dithering support is under
> development in libsndfile
> - flac-support (edi-32); also on libsndfile's TODO-list
> - wavpack-support (another lossless format); not yet
> supported but might be ;)
> # filetypes assigned by defaul to libsndfile
> ecasound -i foo.w64 -o alsa
> ecasound -i foo.voc -o alsa
> # override filetype maps
> ecasound -i sndfile,foo.wav -o alsa
> cp foo.wav foobar_no_dot_ext
> ecasound -i sndfile,foobar_no_dot_ext -o alsa
> These all work with current CVS.
> Missing stuff
> - write-mode not yet implemented (will be soon)
> - some clever policy on how Ecasound should assign different
> file formats to different audio file i/o modules (native,
> libaudiofile, libsndfile); I still have to think about
> how to do this
> Comments, wishes, etc are welcome.
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