[nas] playing /dev/stdin

Paul Fox pgf at foxharp.boston.ma.us
Thu Jul 14 15:28:04 MDT 2005

have you tried "auplay -"?  the reason that /dev/stdin breaks is
probably that the code does special things to handle stdin if you
use "-" as the filename.  otherwise it tries to seek on the file,
which fails when the input is a pipe.  see the code in


 > Hello,
 > it seems that auplay doen't want to play /dev/stdin. It claims:
 > Couldn't play file "/dev/stdin"
 > Playing /dev/stdin would be usefull for piping.
 > Why doesn't auplay want to play /dev/stdin?
 > -Hanspeter

 paul fox, pgf at foxharp.boston.ma.us (arlington, ma, where it's 79.0 degrees)

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