Bug 615590 - Non-unique filenames when invoked via GUI
Non-unique filenames when invoked via GUI
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: jack_capture (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Orcan Ogetbil
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-07-17 07:00 EDT by Adam Huffman
Modified: 2010-08-05 19:40 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: jack_capture-0.9.53-1.fc12
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Last Closed: 2010-08-05 19:35:09 EDT
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Description Adam Huffman 2010-07-17 07:00:19 EDT
Description of problem:
If I start jack_capture from a terminal, it creates a unique filename.

If I start the GUI version, it always starts with ~/session0.wav, even overwriting an existing file with that name.

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Comment 1 Fedora Update System 2010-07-19 16:58:07 EDT
jack_capture-0.9.53-1.fc12 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 12.
Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2010-07-19 16:58:35 EDT
jack_capture-0.9.53-1.fc13 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 13.
Comment 3 Orcan Ogetbil 2010-07-19 17:02:17 EDT
Hi, I contacted the maintainer about your request. He came up with this update. It will be in  the updates-testing repo shortly. Could you please test and report?

The changelog is 

 * Added the option --filename-prefix / -fp for setting the prefix for
   autogenerated filenames. The default is "jack_capture_".
 * Made jack_capture_gui2 use the -fp option to avoid overwriting files
   from older sessions.
 * Changed jack_capture_gui2 to use "-f ogg" instead of piping through

In the future, it would be more efficient and fast to contact the developer of the software to ask for feature requests rather than the package maintainer.
Comment 4 Adam Huffman 2010-07-20 05:39:36 EDT
Thanks for the quick response.  To be fair, I did look at the upstream URL listed in the package and it was just a file listing.  It was also not immediately clear whether this was a packaging or upstream issue so I thought it better to report the bug, which should at least clarify that.

Will test the new version tonight.
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2010-08-05 19:35:05 EDT
jack_capture-0.9.53-1.fc13 has been pushed to the Fedora 13 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2010-08-05 19:40:42 EDT
jack_capture-0.9.53-1.fc12 has been pushed to the Fedora 12 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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