bgupta at kde.org
Fri Dec 22 10:12:41 GMT 2017
The branch is here. It has no stable API or anything of that sort but
it seems to work, enumeration and ripping to WAV.
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On 22 December 2017 at 10:59, Boudhayan Gupta <bgupta at kde.org> wrote:
> Hi Kevin,
> I did a little work on KCompactDisc about two years ago (and also
> looked at KAudioCreator), and then realised it hadn't been working for
> a long time. I never got around to finishing it, but I think someone
> else got it partially working in the meantime.
> IIRC the problems I ran into were:
> 1) KAudioCreator seemed to use KCompactDisc to enumerate audio CDs but
> that didn't work. Audio CD enumeration seems to have been removed from
> Solid in KF5.
> 2) Phonon's Audio CD reading/ripping interfaces do work (at least with
> the VLC backend), but are undocumented.
> I don't know if it still exists but I had a branch of KCompactDisc
> somewhere that was based off libcdio, and would expose each track as a
> QIODevice with a RIFF header generated on-the-fly (so that you can
> just use the standard Qt interfaces to copy each track as a WAV file
> somewhere)). If you want to use it I'll try to look it up.
> I'd volunteer to help - I love to work with oldish technology - but I
> no longer have a CD drive.
> Boudhayan Gupta
> KDE e.V. - Community Working Group
> +49 151 71032970
> On 22 December 2017 at 09:30, Kevin Ottens <ervin at kde.org> wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I happen to be one of those poor souls who still rip CDs from time to time.
>> I'm using Dolphin for that right now, but I miss the convenience of using
>> KAudioCreator a while back.
>> It looks like it's not released at all anymore. After a quick glance at the
>> repository, it seems to be in a somewhat good shape (at least it builds and
>> starts, I didn't push further yet).
>> Then, I'd like to revive it and have it part of KDE Applications. Anyone with
>> an objection about that? If none, how do we proceed?
>> I see a couple of things which need to be improved a bit so I'll try to work
>> on those in the meantime.
>> Kévin Ottens, http://ervin.ipsquad.net
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