[All] To build a better music player

Dylan Reilly dreilly at atariland.net
Fri Jan 16 16:25:25 CET 2009

I looked around for an mpd package for arm for quite some time in the
past but turned up dry. Do you know of one? Since I use my freerunner
"on the go" it is not a useful option to connect to a remote mpd

On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 12:31 AM, Stefan Monnier
<monnier at iro.umontreal.ca> wrote:
>> 1) Improved responsiveness, especially with regard to starting the
>> next song in a play list.
>> 2) Lowered processing overhead during main update loop.
>> 3) Tweaked the GUI. Most notably, the buttons are larger.
>> 4) Read ID3 tag info at play list load time using python ID3 library.
>> 5) Optionally (default true) disable suspend through enlightenment
>> while song is playing. Change the no_suspend option in the [mplayer]
>> section of /etc/pythm.conf.
>> 6) Automatically pause playback when phone call received, resume on
>> hang-up. Only if running on FSO-based framework (not qtopia
>> phone-kit).
>> 7) Hook directly into alsa for setting/getting the volume.
>> 8) Tweaked nice levels for more consistent playback.
> I think issues 1 and 4 are fixed for free by using the MPD backend.
> I highly recommend it.  It probably affects 2 as well.
>        Stefan
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