Re: [ecasound] problems running lame to convert oggs to mp3s

From: David O'Toole <dto1138@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Thu Sep 24 2009 - 10:07:29 EEST

Thanks for your response Kai. I might try uninstalling ubuntu's ecasound
package and building from git. I have some ideas for an emacs lisp
program that uses ecasound.el to process and preview/annotate
directories of audio.

On Thu, 2009-09-24 at 09:54 +0300, Kai Vehmanen wrote:
> Hi,
> On Tue, 22 Sep 2009, David O'Toole wrote:
> > converting all my music to mp3 format. However, I can't seem to do this
> > with ecasound like i want... even with lame installed, ecasound can't
> > seem to run lame properly. What am I doing wrong? Here's the output with
> my guess is that you have lame 3.98 or newer. The command-line options
> have changed and that breaks ecasound. This is fixed in git tree with
> commit:
> commit af1035fa99bcb88662f2b15e27fc81f9ff876345
> Author: Kai Vehmanen <kvehmanen -at- eca -dot- cx>
> Date: Sun Mar 22 00:49:38 2009 +0200
> Fixed mp3 encoding/output with lame 3.98 and newer
> The command-line syntax of 'lame' mp3 encoder, and semantics
> for old options, have changed slightly in lame 3.97 and 3.98.
> This patch updates the default command used to launch lame, and
> also provides some extra code to support old version of lame,
> as well as to support old ecasoundrc files (to avoid problems
> when upgrading Ecasound).
> ... if you want to use this with 2.6.0, you also need to take patch
> '11a3f2ca6aa3a93ecf87cae28c412beff1e9d865'.
> PS Yes, 2.7.0 should have been released by now. :( The reason
> for the delay is the possible realtime problem in current
> git (as reported by Julien -> possible system freeze with
> rt-scheduling). I probably have to consider backporting
> some of the changes and release an intermediate 2.6.1.

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