alastair at truebox.co.uk
Mon Oct 27 13:01:48 CET 2008
> I would like a lot to be able to play custom beeps just like I do on my
> desktop pc using something like the "beep" command.
> I've looked around in the ML but I only found posts abot event beeps based
> on mp3-wav files, and instead I'd like to be able to play my custom beeps at
> an established frequency and duration. I am going to use that for short
> beep-coded messages (wifi intercepted, out of gsm range etc...).
> I guess this way it would take much less cpu and battery consuption, and
> would be very handy to create event beeps.
> I've found this file
> http://www.angstrom-distribution.org/unstable/sources/beep-1.2.2.tar.gz on
> angstrom site. I tried to unpack and compile that on the FR, i got my
> executable, but it just does nothing at all: no beeps, no terminal output.
> Any hint?
> Anybody else solved my problem in another way?
> tnx very much!
The FSO PlaySound interface may be what you're looking for. I haven't
tried it yet so can't comment on its capabilities.
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