View Full Version : Playing unprotected .m4a files on Linux

Dave Owen
2005-02-03, 10:40
John Hernandez wrote:
>Dave Owen wrote:
>> So I'll go back to my original plan for the time being. However, this

>> does give me some motivation to create a version of faad that (a) has

>> a quiet option and (b) dumps the current encoding and restarts if
>> another process already exists...
>One way to accomplish this may be with a simple wrapper-style shell
>script which redirects stderr to /dev/null and checks for a running
>before spawning a new one.

Thanks for this advice -- I'm not enough of a programmer to know offhand
what the standard approach to this sort of thing might be, so your
explanation serves to give me good direction. :)