[pulseaudio-discuss] parec - how to specify length of time to record?

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Thu Dec 11 10:17:41 PST 2008

On Wed, 05.11.08 10:53, Baek Chang (baeksan at ccrma.stanford.edu) wrote:

> Is there a flag that specifies the amount of time that parec should be
> running?  parec seems to run indefinitely waiting for data to be streamed on
> the monitor sink.

Yes, that's true.

There is no option to limit the recording time. Quite the same way as
there is not limit for the playback time for pacat either.

That said, patches always welcome to add something like this!


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