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June 14th, 2010


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03:41 am
I cannot think of a utility in *nix that you can use to run a program for a specified time. That is, to run an mplayer stream for a minute and then kill it.

So I wrote one.
http://l.armory.com/~cerise/alarm

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From:testing4l
Date:June 15th, 2010 11:47 pm (UTC)
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Yeah -- it would be the most likely candidate for this functionality. Sadly, there's two reasons it's not likely to happen. For one, bash implements its own internal version of it. Secondly, its options are specified by POSIX.

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