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Re: sox - package is broken

On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 08:14:16PM +0000, David Stacey wrote:
>On 18/03/2014 23:16, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 03:32:18PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>> Ok.  I see a SEGV with "cat >".  Investigating.
>> Should be fixed in the current snapshot.
>Thank you for taking another look at this. I've tried with the latest 
>snapshot, dated 2014-03-19. This behaves as follows:
>     cp ding.wav /dev/dsp
>The above command works fine; all of the audio file is heard.
>     cat ding.wav > /dev/dsp
>The segmentation fault is fixed - thanks. The sound is heard, but the 
>last 1.5s are truncated. If the wav file is less than 1.5s long then no 
>sound is produced.

That should be fixed in the latest snapshot.

>     AUDIODRIVER=ao play ding.wav
>This is playing the audio through sox, which is where this whole thread 
>started. No sound at all, and no output to the console to indicate that 
>sox is attempting to play the file.

I get a usage message from sox if I attempt the above:

play FAIL formats: no handler for given file type 'ao'

Without the AUDIODRIVER, it works as expected.


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