[MPlayer-users] listen while dumping?

Bertie Coopersmith bertie at coopersmith.demon.co.uk
Fri Nov 24 03:09:25 CET 2006

On Thu, 23 Nov 2006 13:19:26 -0500
Rashkae <rashkae at tigershaunt.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 23, 2006 at 05:18:20PM +0000, Bertie Coopersmith wrote:
> > A related question:
> > mostly I run the mplayer command at night via an 'at' command but sometimes
> > I run it directly.  When I do that it would be nice to be able to listen
> > while streaming and creating the audiodump.wav intermediate file.
> > Is this possible? - On another channel perhaps?
> Just play the wav file while it's being written, using the multi-tasking method of your choice... (I'm a Konsole user myself, so I usually just fire off a new console tab for these kinds of things.)

Thankyou Rashkae - I should have thought of that! I've modded my mplayer-calling script 
to launch another script in background which waits for a non zero audiodump.wav and
invokes sox to play it.


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