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I disabled the plugin, but now I can’t even decode ogg files. When I start the script with either an ogg or an dmo file, and write it to a wave file, it is playable.
The transcode files should show up as .wav. If not, then someting is quite wrong — the ssc-script plugin isn’t loading or something like that.
extensions = .mp3,.m4a,.m4p,.ogg,.flac,.mpc,.dmo
ssc_codectypes = ogg, flac, alac, unkn
ssc_prog = /usr/sbin/mt-daapd-ssc.sh
That looks right, so those files really should show up as “wav” files when getting file info from iTunes. If they don’t, then the rest is moot — the server has decided they don’t need to be transcoded.
In /usr/sbin/mt-daapd-ssc.sh I added the following:
$ADLIBDEC --quiet --output=disk --device=- "$FILE" | $WAVSTREAMER -o $OFFSET $FORGELEN
if ( echo $1 | grep -i ".dmo$" > /dev/null 2>&1 ); then
This looks good.
You might want to full path to the executables:
and the same with oggdec, flac, wavstreamer, etc. Depending on your environment for daemons, /usr/bin or /usr/local/bin, or wherever these binaries are might not be on your path.
P.S. I checked my song database with sqlite3, and the ogg file still shows up as ogg, my adlib files as unkn.