esdsample - play a sample
esdsample [-s hostname:port] [-b] [-d] [-e] [-h] [-m] [-r freq] samplename
The esdsample utility plays a sample using the Enlighted Sound Daemon (esd).
The following options are supported:
-s hostname:port Contact the esd server on hostname at port.
-b Specify that the output should be in 8-bit format. By default, the output is in 16-bit format.
-d Play the sample from file as raw data. The default behavior is to read the data from a sound file (.wav, .au, and so on). If this option is chosen, samplename is the name of a file.
-e Play the sample from the esd cache. If this option is chosen, samplename is the name of the sample in the cache.
-h Display help text, and exit.
-m Specify that the output should be in mono format. By default, the output is in stereo format.
-r freq Specify that the output rate should be set to freq. By default, the output rate is set to 44.1 kHz.
The following operands are supported:
samplename The name of the sample to be played. If the -e option is used, samplename is the esd cache name. Otherwise, samplename is a filename.
Example 1: Playing a sample from a file
example% esdsample generic.wav
Example 2: Playing a sample from the esd cache
example% esdsample -e esdctl:generic.wav(where esdctl:generic.wav is the cache name)
The following exit values are returned:
0 Application exited successfully
>0 Application exited with failure
The following files are used by this application:
/usr/bin/esdsample Executable for Enlightened Sound Daemon sound sampler.
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:
ATTRIBUTE TYPE ATTRIBUTE VALUE Availability SUNWgnome-audio Interface stability Volatile
esdcat(1), esdmon(1), esdplay(1), esdrec(1), esdctl(1), esd-config(1), libesd(3)
Written by Brian Cameron, Sun Microsystems Inc., 2003, 2006.
|SunOS 5.11||esdsample (1)||8 Jan 2003|