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

Andrei Thorp garoth at gmail.com
Fri Jul 24 13:52:15 EDT 2009

Excerpts from Dieter Plaetinck's message of Fri Jul 24 11:51:58 -0400 2009:
> On Fri, 24 Jul 2009 11:36:15 -0400
> Daenyth Blank <daenyth+arch at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 10:50, Andrei Thorp<garoth at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > 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...
> > 
> > Wow, that's surprising. I mean, I suppose that they're perhaps going
> > with mpc as a bare-bones mpd client, but still...
> do i understand this correctly:
> you can still change the volume of mpd, but you can only specify absolute
> values? they left out the relative setting out of the protocol?

That's what they're saying. Of course, you can probably query for
current volume and implement relativity yourself.
Andrei Thorp, Developer: Xandros Corp. (http://www.xandros.com)

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