[linux-audio-user] [ANN] jack_capture v0.0.1

james at dis-dot-dat.net james at dis-dot-dat.net
Fri Nov 25 14:54:17 EST 2005

On Fri, 25 Nov, 2005 at 11:26AM -0800, Kjetil S. Matheussen spake thus:
> james:
> >On Fri, 25 Nov, 2005 at 12:34AM -0800, Kjetil S. Matheussen spake thus:
> >>
> >> http://www.notam02.no/arkiv/src/
> >>
> >
> >I normally use timemachine for recording like this - how does this
> >differ?
> timemachine is a different kind of program. Its a GUI thing that is ment 
> to be running all the time.
> This is just a quick tool to get the sound going into your loudspeakers as 
> quickly as possible into disk. It happens quite a lot when I play with PD 
> or jamin, for example. What happened previously, when I had something 
> cool going, was that I had to start timemachine (which name does not 
> start with jack, so I allways use a lot of time remembering its name), 
> connect the correct jack ports into it in qjackctl, and press the 
> recording button. In addition, as you say, timemachine use this (and I 
> really mean it) stupid w64 fileformat by default, and I very seldom 
> remember to use the -f flag to override that. Instead of doing all that, 
> now I can just write "jack_capture", and it starts recording immmediately.

Well, that's me convinced.  Now I also realise that I've been swearing
at timemachine for no reason and I have another tool to add to my
toolbox, or - hey, why not mix a metaphor? - arsenal.


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