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Old 21st January 2011
J65nko J65nko is offline
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Default Play soundfile after some minutes using OpenBSD 'aucat(1)'

# play soundfile after certain amount of time
# using OpenBSD 'aucat(1)' 


while true ; do
    printf "Time to wait (mm:ss) = "
    read time
    echo "Waiting $time (${pause} seconds) ...."
    sleep ${pause}
    echo =======================
    echo Playing ${SOUNDFILE}
    aucat -i $SOUNDFILE
    echo ======================
A sample run, where I terminate the loop with Control-C:
$ ./alert-me

Time to wait (mm:ss) : 37:00
Waiting 37:00 (2220 seconds) ....
Playing /home/j65nko/thesilentforce/track01.wav
Time to wait (mm:ss) =  ^C
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