Re: Is kscd usable? (kdemultimedia 3.1 on ppc)
On Wednesday 12 March 2003 11:52 am, Frank Murphy wrote:
> So it turns out that this is a bug in kscd. Because NewWorld Macs
> don't have a wire going from the CD drive to the sound card, the
> system has to push the sound to the card itself. It seems that only
> xmms has a plugin to do this. Most other programs (including kscd)
> just start the CD drive and expect the audio to just end up at the
> There's already a wishlist bug against it in KDE. I added one in
> Debian as well.
I hope when somebody addresses this they consider all relevant factors.
In Windows (95) when using Easy Cd Creator, if I copy a disk from a CD
without that audio cable, I get a digital copy. With the cable
installed I seem to get an analog copy. Don't know where the magic is
that does that, but the feature is exploitable -- sometimes when I have
a bad CD (something with scratches or whatever) I get a better copy
going the digital route and sometimes I get a better copy going the