AMR continuous mode

Issue #5 resolved
Konrad Kostecki
created an issue

As I can see, when we want to play next module, the player ejects the module and we have a silence for downloading/extracting period.

I'd see AMR as a background application with low priority for CPU resources. AMR shouldn't stop module while downloading/extracting and actually it should download few modules in advance. Once it's extracted the player can change the module to play. When in queue we have (let's say) 2 modules left AMR should download/extract new modules. Once we have modules in queue we could also try to maintain and mange playlists for this purpose as well.

Comments (1)

  1. Tygre repo owner

    Done in v0.92! I had to teach myself process programming on the Amiga and experiment with open the console.device but, as of v0.92, it is working for AmigaAmp, DeliTracker, EaglePlayer, and HippoPlayer :-) The idea is simple: I run a separate process that monitors the status of the player and interrupts AMR if the player stops playing... now, to implement this interruption, I had to replace calls to getchar() to calls to my own interruptible_getchar() function, which listens directly from the Console!

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