[arch-general] mpd had removed relative volume functionality.

Andrei Thorp garoth at gmail.com
Fri Jul 24 10:50:10 EDT 2009

Excerpts from b4283's message of Fri Jul 24 10:47:30 -0400 2009:
> According to developer Cirrus, the relative volume adjusting method has 
> been deprecated for 5 years.
> which is finally abandoned in the git version. (does anybody know why 
> mpd in the repo hasn't been updated for sometime while stable 0.15.1 is 
> around?)
> So anyone who uses mpc to bind a hotkey to shortcut such as "mpc volume 
> -5" or "mpc volume +10" is likely to get a error from mpd.
> I've written a script to realize such functionality, please follow: 
> http://dpaste.com/70907/
> save it as script, chmod +x to it and put the relative values as parameter.
> E.g. "vol.sh +5" or "vol.sh -10"

What?! That's so damn silly... why the heck would they deprecate that,
it's so handy? Guess I'll have to update my mpd frontend/library...
Andrei Thorp, Developer: Xandros Corp. (http://www.xandros.com)

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