[pulseaudio-discuss] pulseaudio --check command
nesredep at gmail.com
Wed Dec 10 07:40:25 PST 2008
On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 9:53 AM, Sean McNamara <smcnam at gmail.com> wrote:
> It's based on exit codes :)
> If pulseaudio is not running, the following command will not produce "Hello":
> pulseaudio --check && echo "Hello"
> If pulseaudio _is_ running, it will produce "Hello".
> Anything you need to do that involves checking for a running
> pulseaudio can be processed in a bash or sh shell like this:
> export PULSEAUDIO_RUNNING=0
> pulseaudio --check && export PULSEAUDIO_RUNNING=1
> if [ $PULSEAUDIO_RUNNING == 0 ]; then
> echo "PulseAudio is not running."
> echo "PulseAudio is running."
Sean, thanks for turning on the lights! I'll play with it now.
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