Re: [ecasound] Unattended Audio Recording / Archiving

From: Eric Dantan Rzewnicki <eric@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Sat Jul 02 2005 - 04:45:33 EEST

check out jack time machine.

Free Lunch wrote:
>>I'm now trying to get ecasound to save automatically every hour with a
>>timestamped file, seemlessly starting a new file.
>
>
> I have numerous similar requirements and unfortunately, ecasound can't
> do it today.
>
> In addition to my own live concert recording needs, I have a friend
> who is in a band.. They are just some guys in a basement. We want to
> have a microphone in his studio start recording whenever it is turned
> on and there is sound present. It should continue until there is
> silence for a configurable amount of time after. In this case, the
> mic is plugged into a headless Linux box with a sound card.
>
> What ecasound could really use is the ability to set a file size or
> time limit. That way, at every 200 MB or 2GB or 20 minutes, it could
> start a new recording file (ideally, gapless). There are a Lot of
> folks who could use that feature. It seems to ecome up here in one
> form or another pretty regularly.
>
> With that feature, it would be easy to write a wrapper script which
> automatically restarted ecasound over and over. Since ecasound already
> has a feature to not start recording until the volume reaches a
> certain level, that part is done. If the file splits were set at 10
> minutes, it would mean that there would be at most 10 minutes of
> silence following a session, etc.
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> FL
>
>
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