[linux-audio-user] [ANN] jack_capture V0.3.1, das_watchdog V0.2.2 and Mammut V0.22

Dragan Noveski perodog at gmx.net
Thu Jul 13 19:10:36 EDT 2006

yepp, compiles and runs just good.
thanks a lot, this is one more of that linux-like command line tools, 
which are just so useful.


Kjetil S. Matheussen wrote:
> http://ccrma.stanford.edu/~kjetil/src/
> jack_capture
> *************************************************************************
> jack_capture is a small program to capture whatever sound is going out 
> to your speakers into a file without having to patch jack connections, 
> fiddle around with fileformats, or set options on the argument line.
> This is the program I always wanted to have for jack, but no
> one made. So here it is.
> Changes 0.2.4 -> 0.3.1:
> -----------------------
>  *Reduced CPU usage a lot because of better disk handling. (25% -> 1%)
>  *Make sure the rest of the recorded file is not garbage in case of an
>   overrun.
>  *Added the port argument, which can be specified many times and accepts
>   both input and output port names (including regexp expressions). This
>   makes jack_capture to completely replace jackrec.
>  *Rewrote buffer handling. Silence is now inserted when underruns occure.
>   Previously, the file became shorter than the recording in case of
>   underrun. It can still happen though, but much more seldom, and a
>   warning about that will be printed to the terminal.
>  *Last rests of jackrec code has been rewritten. Well, all the code with
>   substance, at least.
>  *Nicified code a lot.
>  *More efficient way of handling overruns.
>  *Fixed really stupid compilation error. Thanks to Dragan Noveski for
>   spotting it.
> das_watchdog
> *************************************************************************
> Whenever a program locks up the machine, das_watchdog will temporarily 
> sets all realtime process to non-realtime for 8 seconds. You will get 
> an xmessage window up on the screen whenever that happens.
> Changes 0.2.2->0.2.3
> --------------------
>  *Fixed commandline arguments for increasetime, checktime and waittime.
>  *Nicified source a bit
> Mammut
> *************************************************************************
> Mammut will FFT your sound in one single gigantic analysis (no windows).
> These spectral data, where the development in time is incorporated in
> mysterious ways, may then be transformed by different algorithms prior to
> resynthesis. An interesting aspect of Mammut is its completely
> non-intuitive sound transformation approach.
> Changes 0.21->0.22
> ------------------
>  *Added patch and instructions from Owen Green on how to make mammut
>   compile on OSX. Thanks! (Sorry, I forgot to release this version for
>   almost a year...)

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