some help wanted with a cool audio app. (beatforce)
djensen at inebraska.com
Thu Feb 5 12:56:32 PST 2004
Declan Moriarty wrote:
>On Mon, Feb 02, 2004 at 10:03:00PM +0100, Rob van Dam enlightened us thusly
>>I tried to build beatforce, a very nice audioapplication. Because of some
>>problems I contacted the maintainer over a mailinglist.
>It seems like a pile of obtuse alpha-level audio stuff, which
>meritorious as they may be, are notoriously difficult to shoehorn in.
>Everything is unfinished w.i.p. That sort of stuff is best left to those
>who can code (unlike me). Are you sure you need it? What for? I did
>chase one of these once myself and someone who knew what he was doing
>(Archaic, IIRC) shared my interest; He rewrote the Makefile, moved
>references to includes in the wrong places, patched the code several
>times, and made the thing stand up to discover it was a lame piece of
Indeed, its alpha and a skin app to boot, however it is trying
to be a diskjocky kinda app. with 2 xmms-like panels and a
fader. I haven't seen the like.
I hacked the build (autoconf stuff) and emailed Rob. Note: I got it
to build, not run. No docs at all, needs an XML playlist with
no example. Let's lose this thread unless someone really wants
to work on it.
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