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bug #38395: audio package: remove sound and soundsc functions, already implemented in Octave

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Sun 24 Feb 2013 10:57:06 AM UTC  
 
Category: Octave Forge PackageSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Feature Request
Status: PostponedAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Sami J. LehtinenOriginator Email: -unavailable-
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: other
Operating System: Any

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Sat 21 Feb 2015 05:42:02 PM UTC, comment #3:

Same applies to the soundsc function.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Member
Sat 21 Feb 2015 05:37:01 PM UTC, comment #2:

The sound function is now implemented in Octave itself and will be part of the upcoming 4.0 release. I'm updating this bug to instead be about removing the sound function from the audio package so it does not override Octave's sound function.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Member
Fri 17 Jan 2014 02:56:58 PM UTC, comment #1:

Thanks for your bug report and patch. Unfortunately the audio package is largely unmaintained and has not seen a release in almost 5 years.

The good news is Octave will be gaining much improved audio support in a future version without the need of the audio package. Once that happens the audio package will not be needed any longer and will probably be removed from Octave Forge.

All that said, I can't confirm whether your patch works or not, or whether it's specific to Mac OS or not.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Member
Sun 24 Feb 2013 10:57:06 AM UTC, original submission:

sound.m in audio package tries to deduce whether octave is being run locally from the DISPLAY variable. In my system, this is prefixed with a path to a unix domain socket (DISPLAY=/tmp/launch-LwQmV8/org.macosforge.xquartz:0). With the attached patch, sound.m understands absolute file system paths.

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file #27517:  octave.diff added by None (514B - application/octet-stream - patch against sound.m in octave-audio to allow DISPLAY to contain an absolute path to a unix domain socket.)

 

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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Sat 21 Feb 2015 05:42:02 PM UTCmtmillerSummaryaudio package: remove sound function, already implemented in Octave=>audio package: remove sound and soundsc functions, already implemented in Octave
    Sat 21 Feb 2015 05:37:01 PM UTCmtmillerItem GroupCrash=>Feature Request
      StatusPatch Submitted=>Postponed
      Release3.6.3=>other
      Operating SystemMac OS=>Any
      Summaryaudio package: octave will try to open the sound utility over ssh =>audio package: remove sound function, already implemented in Octave
    Fri 17 Jan 2014 02:56:58 PM UTCmtmillerItem GroupOther=>Crash
      StatusNone=>Patch Submitted
      Summaryoctave will try to open the sound utility over ssh =>audio package: octave will try to open the sound utility over ssh
    Sun 24 Feb 2013 10:57:06 AM UTCNoneAttached File-=>Added octave.diff, #27517

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