[vorbis] wishlist for ogg123 += Non-blocking verbose messages
david.balazic at uni-mb.si
Mon Jun 11 04:07:19 PDT 2001
Andreas Fuchs (asf at acm.org) wrote :
> Argh, this has been sitting in my outgoing queue for quite some time
> now... (-:
> On 2001-05-30, Kenneth Arnold <ken at arnoldnet.net> wrote:
> > nonblocking possibly, but a simple select on fd 2 might do it (or is
> > there a way to test if a write will block besides select?).
> Okay, this here is the hackish solution (patch to the beta4 version, but
> I think that it ought to work with the newest CVS also):
> text/x-patch attachment: ogg123-with-async-verbosity.patch
> It only checks whether it can write without blocking when writing the
> "\rTime: %02li:%05.2f [%02li:%05.2f] of %02li:%05.2f, Bitrate: %.1f \r"
> message, which is kind of suboptimal. I think that it should be done
> in a uniform way anyway, which would mean that every call to
> fprintf (stderr...) should be replaced by a function that checks whether
> it can write, and only then writes to stderr.
Or you could just stop (ab)using stderr for something it was not
> Oh, and BTW: this patch adds another command line switch, -a for
> asyncronous (yes, it could also be "artifact", as it is not really
> asyncronous I/O, AFAICT (-:).
> > If you give me a simple remote-control interface (similar to mpg123's
> > maybe?) I could implement it, but not soon because I have tons of
> > end-of-year concerns to worry about and I'm not getting graded on
> > ogg123. Volunteers?
> Hm, that's next on my TODO list. Right now, apt-get is pulling the
> mpg123 source over to my computer.
>  Actually, it wasn't. I'll take a look at it as soon as I have
> time again, which should be soon.
> Andreas Fuchs, <asf at acm.org>, <d96001 at htlwrn.ac.at>, antifuchs
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