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muroar_beep

NAME

muroar_beep − Send notify beep to RoarAudio sound daemon

SYNOPSIS

#include <muroar.h>

int muroar_beep (int fh);

DESCRIPTION

This function sends a notify beep to the sound daemon fh is connected to. fh need to be connected using muroar_connect(3) to a sound server supporting the RoarAudio protocol and the BEEP command.

RETURN VALUE

On success this call return 0. On error, −1 is returned.

NOTES

The beep is canceld at the server side as soon as the connection is closed. This means that you should not close the connection before the beep is played completely.

BUGS

This commands requests the server for a default beep. No other kind of beep can be send. There is in addition no way to tell the actual length of the beep. The application should at least wait a bit more than 512ms before closing the socket. In case possible it is good to wait a minimum of about one secound to be really sure the beep ended.

HISTORY

This function first appeared in muRoar version 0.1rc2.

SEE ALSO

muroar_connect(3), muroar_quit(3), RoarAudio(7).

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