[alsa-devel] aplay patch to add a --seek parameter

Clemens Ladisch clemens at ladisch.de
Fri Apr 15 09:44:47 CEST 2011

Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen wrote:
> I'm using aplay in a sound editor to play PCM files.  But I need to be
> able to say "start playing at point X" to be able to skip around in the
> file.
> I've used the following patch for years, but I think I forgot to submit
> it for inclusion into alsa-utils.


Please provide a Signed-off-by tag, document whether this option takes
samples, frames, or (milli)seconds, and add this option to the man page.
Furthermore, the code doesn't look as if it correctly skips over chunks
in VOC files.


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