Re: [ecasound] record with ecasound on a mac

From: Julian Peterson <julianpeterson@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Wed Jan 21 2009 - 00:57:53 EET

I always stop the jack transport to stop recording; otherwise I ctrl+c
from the terminal. Not sure in your situation. I'm glad you got it
sorted out.

JP

On Jan 20, 2009, at 3:16 PM, chael wrote:

> thanks, after rebuilding ecasound, it's now working.
>
> i have an additional question re: one of your previous posts though:
>
> i want to call ecasound to start recording from tcl, and then, after
> key was pressed, to stop recording. if i just use the command
>
> ecasound - jack_auto -o ./somefile.wav
>
> how do i stop recording afterwards?
>
> this is probably a trivial problem, but i'm not familiar yet with
> ecasound and can't figure it out from the documentation page.
>
> best,
> michael.
>
>
> On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 12:48 PM, Julian Peterson <julianpeterson@email-addr-hidden
> > wrote:
> Try running configure again... once it is complete read the summary
> and see if it says something like:
>
> Following features were selected:
> Debugging info: no
> Effects enabled: yes
> Largefile support: no
> Termcap: ncurses
> Use system readline: no
> Use curses interface: no
> Libaudiofile: no
> Libsndfile: yes
> ALSA support: no
> OSS support: no
> aRts support: no
> JACK support: yes
> Libsamplerate support no
>
>
> The crucial line being, of course, JACK support: yes
>
> If it says no, then you're on the right track to fixing the problem
> (although I'm not sure what the exact solution would be...).
>
> J
>
>
>
>
> On Jan 19, 2009, at 9:13 AM, chael wrote:
>
> I built it myself, from the folder posted here:
> http://ecasound.seul.org/ecasound/download.php
>
>
> On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 10:56 AM, Julian Peterson <julianpeterson@email-addr-hidden
> > wrote:
> It sounds to me like your build of ecasound doesn't include Jack.
> Did you build it yourself or did you find a binary somewhere?
>
>
>
> J
>
>
>
>
>
> On Jan 19, 2009, at 7:00 AM, chael wrote:
>
> thanks, this is very helpful!
>
> however, jack_auto 'does not match any of the known audio devices',
> and it's also not listed when i do 'aio-register' in ecasound. i've
> installed jackosx, and tried with the jack server running (and i did
> aggregate the input/output devices)--maybe i need to set this up in
> any way for it to work with ecasound?
>
> michael.
>
>
> On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 1:47 AM, Julian Peterson <julianpeterson@email-addr-hidden
> > wrote:
> Hi Michael
>
> To capture from the default (system) input with jack:
> ecasound -i jack_auto -o ./somefile.wav
>
> To specify a specific jack client for input (I often use it with
> csound):
> ecasound -i jack_auto,client_name -o ./somefile.wav
>
> To playback to the default device:
> ecasound -i ./somefile.wav -o jack_auto
>
>
> If you're new to ecasound, this page is useful:
> http://ecasound.seul.org/ecasound/Documentation/examples.html
>
>
> Hope that helps,
>
> JP
>
>
>
>
>
> On Jan 18, 2009, at 6:33 PM, chael wrote:
>
> hi,
> i'm trying to use ecasound as a command line tool to record and play
> sound from tcl on a mac (intel, 10.5.5, jack installed). i'm trying
> ecasound because the snack package that formerly worked on macs is no
> longer compatible with current macs.
>
> can anyone help me what the command to start and stop recording, and
> playing a sound would look like in ecasound? i wasn't able to figure
> this out myself. i would like to be able to choose the input device
> and
> select a usb headset for input and output.
>
> thanks,
> michael.
>
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