asterisk + mpg123 packages

Lee Azzarello
Tue, 14 Jun 2005 11:01:14 -0400

On Tue, 2005-06-14 at 00:39 +0300, Tzafrir Cohen wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 13, 2005 at 12:01:55AM +0200, Jose Carlos Garcia Sogo wrote:
> > El sáb, 11-06-2005 a las 11:09 +0200, harry gaillac escribió:
> >
> >  Have you checked which actually the problem is? mpg321 should be a good
> > replacement for mpg123, but perhaps some command line is missing or
> > output is a bit different. That should be fixed, at least in Debian, as
> > we should encourage use of mpg321 when possible.
> Nope. mpg321 provides good command-line compatibility to mpg123, but not
> does not perform as well. Those symptoms are basically what you should
> expect.
It also appears to have some timing issues with virtual machines. Music
played back with mpg321 was unlistenable on a Xen virtual machine, while
mpg123 played back the files normally. I'm just going to push for vorbis
so we can forget all these little incompatibilities.

Lee Azzarello
Network Engineer
Progressive Solutions
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