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Re: Esound and x11amp

On Thu, Jun 03, 1999 at 08:58:05AM +0100, Edward Betts wrote:
> esd = enlightenment sound DAEMON
> It should be loaded at startup from `/etc/init.d/esd start' like all the other
> daemons. ALL sound related programs in debian should use esd. The binary sound
> producing apps that have no support for esd should be replaced with shell
> scripts that run `esdctl off', run the program, then run `esdctl on'.
esd isn't really a daemon despite the name.  It's now spawned when called
from esdlib-using apps, and terminates after the last connection has closed.
If you start it manually, you have to background it with an &.  It wasn't really
intended to be a system-wide daemon - more for individual user use.

Brian Almeida <balmeida@cicat.com>  -  Systems Administrator
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