mpg321 is a simple and lightweight command line MP3 player.



The mpg321 tarball. Install by issuing 'configure && make install'.

Packages are known to be available for Debian, Ubuntu, via their respective Package Management Systems.


mpg321 [OPTIONS] file(s) | URL(s) | -


-o devicetype

Set the output device type to devicetype. devicetype can be one of:
oss - the Linux Open Sound System;
sun - the Sun audio system;
alsa - the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture;
alsa09 - the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture, version 0.9;
esd - the Enlightened Sound Daemon;
arts - the analog real-time synthesiser
See -a device, below.

-a device, --audiodevice device

Use device for audio-out instead of the default device, depending on the output device you've chosen (via -o devicetype). By default this is the native sound device. Generally this is the device for devicetype (or the default system device) to use for output (i.e. /dev/sound/dsp1).i
This option has no effect with -o arts.
For -o esd, specify the host on which esd is running; defaults to localhost.
For -o alsa, specify card:device; defaults to 0:0.

-g N, --gain N

Set gain (volume) to N (1-100).

Skip N frames into the file being played.

-n N, --frames N

Decode only the first N frames of the stream. By default, the entire stream is decoded.

-@ list, --list list

Use the file list for a playlist. The list should be in a format of filenames followed by a line feed. Multiple -@ or --list specifiers will be ignored; only the last -@ or --list option will be used. The playlist is concatenated with filenames specified on the command-line to produce one master playlist. A filename of '-' will cause standard input to be read as a playlist.

-z, --shuffle

Shuffle playlists and files specified on the command-line. Produces a randomly-sorted playlist which is then played through once.

-Z, --random

Randomise playlists and files specified on the command-line. Files are played through, choosing at random; this means that random files will be played for as long as mpg321 is running.

-v, --verbose

Be more verbose. Show current byte, bytes remaining, time, and time remaining, as well as more information about the mp3 file.

-s, --stdout

Use standard output instead of an audio device for output. Output is in 16-bit PCM, little-endian.

-w N, --wav N

Write to wav file N instead of using the audio device. This option will be preferred if --cdr or --au are specified too. Specifying '-' for N will cause the file to be written to standard output.

--cdr N

Write to cdr file N instead of using the audio device. Specifying '-' for N will cause the file to be written to standard output.

--au N

Write to au file N instead of using the audio device. Specifying '-' for N will cause the file to be written to standard output.

-t, --test

Test mode; do no output at all.

-q, --quiet

Quiet mode; suppress output of mpg123 boilerplate and file and song name.


Read recursively the given directories. Allows you to define only the directory or directories and then mpg321 recursively plays all the songs.


Turn on FFT analysis on PCM data. Remote mode only.


Report song to AudioScrobbler (


"Remote control" mode. Useful for front-ends. Allows seeking and pausing of mp3 files. See README.remote (in /usr/share/doc/mpg321 on Debian and some other systems.)

-3, --restart

Restart "remote shell". Used only when in "Remote control" mode.


Enable Basic Keys


Force stereo output: duplicates mono stream on second output channel. Useful for output for devices that don't understand mono, such as some CD players.


Aggressive mode; try to get higher priority on the system. Needs root permissions.


Skip N frames between printing a frame status update, in both Remote Control (-R) and verbose (-v) mode. Can help CPU utilisation on slower machines. This is an mpg321-specific option.

-l N, --loop N

Loop song or playlist N times.If N is 0 means infinite times.

--help, --longhelp

Show summary of options.

-V, --version
Show version of program.

Basic keys:

* or /
Increase or decrease volume.
Skip song.


If mpg321 gives:
"libao - OSS cannot set rate to 44100" or/and "Can't find a suitable libao driver. (Is device in use?)"

a) Try apt-get install libsamplerate0

b) Is alsa's OSS emulation loaded? Try:

"apt-get install alsa-oss"
"modprobe snd_pcm_oss"
"modprobe snd_mixer_oss" as root.

mpg321 has one resource, allowTitleOps, that enables or disables special operations which mpg321 relies on. If any of these resources are set (or defaults) to false mpg321 may hang when trying to use xterm title setting. The resource corresponds to mpg321 options as:


To set this resource value persistently you can add the following to either your local ~/.Xdefaults file, or to a system-wide resource file like /etc/X11/app-defaults/XTerm:

*VT100.allowTitleOps: true


mpg321 (0.3.2-1) unstable; urgency=low

  * Fixed bugs to stdout-output (remove garbage in buffer from wrong
    stdout fprintf's, it should have been stderr instead)
  * Fixed bug when closing the stream of AO device that caused wrong
    header to the output buffer for the normal operation. Buffered output
    has no problem with that.

 -- Nanakos Chrysostomos   Sun, 25 Mar 2012 14:27:09 +0300

mpg321 (0.3.1-1) unstable; urgency=low

  * Fixed debian/rules,, volume.c, mpg321.c and remote.c
    so that mpg321 can compile to architectures that do not support
  * Fixed typo ("lighweight") in the man page.
    Thanks to A.Costa  (Closes: Bug#650150)

 -- Nanakos Chrysostomos   Sun, 19 Feb 2012 13:00:36 +0300

mpg321 (0.3.0-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * Fixed trailing "/" when printint directory.
     Bug reported from Erik (Gentoo).
   * Fixed mistake for '--cdr' option. It should be 'cdr file'
     than 'wave file' in output.
   * mpg321 now supports multiprocessing buffering.Check '-b' option.
     (Closes: Bug#113405).
   * Added '-3' or '--restart' option in man file.
   * Added ALSA volume control when using output buffer.
   * Added Mute/unmute into Basic Keys functionality.
   * Fixed -Werror=format-security issues.
     Thanks to Micah Gersten . (Closes: Bug#646317)

 -- Nanakos Chrysostomos   Sun, 13 Nov 2011 13:42:36 +0300

mpg321 (0.2.13-4) unstable; urgency=low

  * Fixed bug when trying to "load file" from a remote instance and
    an error was raised repeatdly until mpg321 process died with
    "too many open files". (Closes: Bug#128676)
  * Added '-3' or '--restart' option that handles non existent or
    corrupted files more elegantly when in remote mode. When option
    is enabled the remote shell does not die and is restarted waiting
    for a new command.
  * Fixed FTBFS for mpg321 by removing debian_changes patch file in
    debian/patches directory. (Closes: Bug#643222).

 -- Nanakos Chrysostomos   Thu, 29 Sep 2011 19:33:24 +0300

mpg321 (0.2.13-3) unstable; urgency=low

  * Fixed the really annoying bug which didn't restore the TTY
    when mpg321 exited.
  * Updated S-V to 3.9.2
        - debian/copyright file has been revised.
        - debian/rules file has been revised.
  * Fixed '-a' option to conform with ALSA's uniform device naming. Also
    changed man to conform with this change. Now you can use alsa driver
    by setting the name of the audio device using the hw:x,y syntax,
    where x and y are numbers. For example, if there is only one device
    installed, in most cases, the device should be named hw:0,0.
    When there is only one device, the device should always have the
    same name and numbers. Finally if the default driver which mpg321
    is compiled is ALSA then you don't have to specify it with the '-o'
    option and you can use '-a' only to specify the audio device.
    (Closes: Bug#623941).

 -- Nanakos Chrysostomos   Sun, 24 Jul 2011 15:08:09 +0300

mpg321 (0.2.13-2) unstable; urgency=low

  * Added '-K' option so the user can enable/disable the Basic Keys
    functionality. This also resolves the 100% CPU problem when mpg321
    is run by asterisk for music hold on.
    Thanks to James Bottomley for pointing that out. (Closes: Bug#619773).
  * Added new algorithm when playing files randomly until interrupted. The
    advertised behavior is much better than the previous one.Patch from
    Peter Selinger.Thanks.

 -- Nanakos Chrysostomos   Tue, 05 Apr 2011 23:23:54 +0200

mpg321 (0.2.13-1) unstable; urgency=low

  * Added uClinux support for embedded systems (Blackfin, Atmel and others).
  * Added some Basic Control Keys, Volume Up/Down & Skip, for the moment.
  * Updated S-V to 3.9.1
       - debian/copyright file has been revised.
  * If mmap() fails we fall back to read(). (Closes: Bug#148971).
    (Closes: Bug#196787)
  * Removed built-in getopt function.
  * Problem solved when -x option was invoked and mpg321 couldn't obtain the
    current terminal file. If none is forthcoming (e.g. xterm window ops are
    disabled) then mpg321 does not block.
  * Removed the dependency for the libaudio-scrobbler-perl package from
    debian/control file. (Closes: Bug#588051).
  * Added LDFLAGS += -Wl,-z,defs -Wl,--as-needed in debian/rules file
    to limit the dependencies a bit. Dropped '-c' option from 'install'
    command. Thanks to Sven Hoexter .

 -- Nanakos Chrysostomos   Sun, 20 Feb 2011 15:35:00 +0300

mpg321 (0.2.12-1) unstable; urgency=high

  * New upstream release.
  * Added AudioScrobbler support.
  * Added FFT analysis support on PCM data for Remote mode play.
  * mpg123 has been relicensed under the LGPL/GPL. Changed man page
    accordingly. (Closes: Bug#533674).
  * mpg321 now exits code 1 after failing to play music. (Closes: Bug#501334).
  * Fixed ID3v2 tag problem which resulted in a splat-sound at the start of
    the file. Patch from Martin Wellard. Thanks.
  * Added support for recursive reading of directories. Patch from Giuseppe
    Scrivano  and Michal Čihař .
    (Closes: Bug#266887).
  * Updated S-V to 3.9.0
  	- debian/copyright file is now UTF-8 encoded.

 -- Nanakos Chrysostomos   Tue, 29 Jun 2010 21:44:36 +0300

mpg321 (0.2.11-3) unstable; urgency=high

  * Now mpg321 displays the right MPEG version. (Closes: Bug#197726).
  * New function added for restoring the correct xterm title.
  * New troubleshooting information added for the resources that mpg321
    uses for xterm control.
  * Bug #182122 should close now because in this version of Debian we don't
    face such problems. So I am closing this bug. (Closes: Bug#182122).
  * Man page now includes the new "-l" option. (Closes: Bug#575836).
    Thanks to Memnon Anon.
  * Tried to reproduce the same experiment as Bug #388587 and 
    I don't see any problem.
    If someone else can simulate the same problem, please report the bug
    and the way to simulate it again.So I am closing this bug also.
    (Closes: Bug#388587)
  * Anyone who wants to use the "-a" option can follow the information from 
    the manpage. To give an example: "mpg321 -a /dev/dsp song.mp3".
    So Bug #286176 should close.The "-a" option seems to work fine.
    (Closes: Bug#286176).
  * Properly added DM-Upload-Allowed: yes to source section of control file.
  * Adjusted watch file properly to eliminate errors of uscan.
  * Bumped debhelper versioned Build-Depends to 7, and updated
  * Bumped libao-dev versioned Build-Depends to 1.0.0.
  * Fixed libao-dev problem with the new structure option
    in ao_format_sample structure. In a near future version
    mpg321 will utilise the power of this new libao option.
    (Closes: Bug#580062, Bug#580193) 

 -- Nanakos Chrysostomos   Mon, 24 May 2010 12:45:08 +0200

mpg321 (0.2.11-2) unstable; urgency=high
  * Fixed PATH_MAX POSIX constant needed for GNU/Hurd compilation.
  * Fixed compilation errors for MIPS and MIPSEL architectures
    by reporting the libmad bug to the pkg-maintainers.Bug fixed and
    closed. Thanks. 
  * Changed to Quilt patch maintenance system.
  * Added xterm title setting option so to enable/disable the feature.
    Also gmusicbrowser doesn't crash anymore. 
    (Closes: Bug#566544),(Closes: Bug#567104).
  * mpg321 can stream a URL from version. Bug#166512 should
    have already been closed. (Closes: Bug#166512).
  * mpg321 has already been adopted. (Closes: Bug#533671).
 -- Nanakos Chrysostomos   Sun, 21 Feb 2010 12:51:08 +0200

mpg321 (0.2.11-1) unstable; urgency=low

  * New upstream release.
  * New maintainer (Closes: Bug#471770).
  * Updated S-V to 3.8.3.
  * Added HTTP Proxy support with Basic Authentication mechanism
    from Chrysostomos Nanakos .
  * ID3 tags now display on all files when playing a list of files and 
    you haven't pressed CTRL-C to switch between them.
  * Make volume scaling work entirely within fixed point. This is the
    way it should have been to begin with.
  * Add patch to support IPv6 from Carlos Jesus Bernandos Cano.
    This is now the default in the Debian packages.
    (Closes: Bug#182480).
  * Fix up maintainer scripts to not quit on unknown arguments.
  * Add GAIN option to remote control mode. 
    Patch from Ralf Engels .
  * Improve shuffling/randomizing code. Patch from Bas Zoetekouw - thanks!
    (Closes: Bug#153594).
  * Moritz Jodeit :
     * Make (no trailing slash) work.
     * Fix other networking issues.
     * Fix some format string issues.
  * Change use of random() to rand() because random() on Solaris 
    doesn't return up to RAND_MAX, but 2**31.
  * Add patch from Mario  to better
    support HTTP and Shoutcast streams.

  * Nanakos Chrysostomos :
     * Run autoreconf to update the buildsystem to 
       current versions of autotools.
     * [debian/ruls] Use dh_installman instead of dh_installmanpages
     * Add debian/mime and call dh_installmime.
       (Closes: Bug#207871).
     * Use ifneq and not ifeq to set options for INSTALL when
       DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS has nostrip.
       (Closes: Bug#163399).
     * Acknowledge NMU (Thanks Mario Lang).
       (Closes: Bug#186968).
     * Print the current frame number of the current file when playing 
       multiple files in verbose mode. Patch from Piotr Sulecki - thanks.
       (Closes: Bug#269118).
     * Patch from Gergely Szasz to fix crash when GAIN is 
       set in remote mode without an argument.
     * Add support for winamp playlists.
       (Filter out line with # at the beginning).
       Patch from Manolis Stamatogiannakis.
     * Patch from David G. Andersen to check return value of read and only 
       decode the right number of bytes.
     * Fix off-by-one in networking code parsing ftp reply.
     * Add loop option. Patch from Nicolas Bonifas.
       (Closes: Bug#158950).
     * Add output remote mode to distinguish between stopping playback and
       the song finishing. Patch from Nicolas Bonifas.
     * Reinitialise the current playback time when rewinding.
       Another patch from Nicolas Bonifas.
     * Only show the verbose option once in the usage text.
       (Closes: Bug#285959).
     * Add xterm title support.Patch from Chrysostomos Nanakos.

 -- Nanakos Chrysostomos   Tue, 11 Jan 2010 19:17:42 +0200
mpg321 ( unstable; urgency=low

  * QA upload.
  * Don't use update-alternatives --auto in prerm. (Closes: #506892).

 -- Barry deFreese   Wed, 26 Nov 2008 13:10:23 -0500

mpg321 ( unstable; urgency=low

  * QA upload.
    + Set maintainer to Debian QA Group .
  * Add large file support. (Closes: #152392).
    + Thanks to Clint Adams for the patch.
  * Avoid crashing on non mp3 files. (Closes: #458035).
    + Thanks to Justin Pryzby for the patch.
  * Don't scan file before playback. (Closes: #500102).
    + Thanks to Mikko Rapeli for the patch.
  * Don't leave dangling symlink. (Closes: #227713).
    + Thanks to Donggyoo Lee for the patch.
  * README.remote should use @P not @S. (Closes: #153596).
    + Add STOP comments.
  * Escape hyphens in manpage.
  * Bump debhelper build-dep to 5.
  * Move DH_COMPAT to debian/compat and set to 5.
  * Make distclean not ignore errors.
  * Bump Standards Version to 3.8.0.

 -- Barry deFreese   Tue, 11 Nov 2008 14:25:12 -0500

mpg321 ( unstable; urgency=low

  * NMU
  * Update description: mpg123 is now free. Closes: #390358

 -- Joey Hess   Mon, 10 Sep 2007 16:22:35 -0400

mpg321 ( unstable; urgency=high

  * Non-maintainer upload by the Security Team
  * Fix format string vulnerabilities (CAN-2003-0969)

 -- Matt Zimmerman   Sun,  4 Jan 2004 11:50:39 -0800

mpg321 ( unstable; urgency=low

  * NMU
  * Apply patch to close fd (Closes: Bug#178948)

 -- Mario Lang   Mon, 31 Mar 2003 10:56:12 +0200

mpg321 ( unstable; urgency=low

  * Check both for file existing and link existing in fix-mistake code in
    postinst (Closes: Bug#140622)

 -- Joe Drew   Wed,  3 Apr 2002 23:12:22 -0500

mpg321 (0.2.10) unstable; urgency=low

  * The "Should've tested more" release
  * Fix mismanagement of most id3 tags, which caused crashes.
    Closes: Bug#139409
  * Fix -k option. Closes: Bug#138598
  * Add build-depends on zlib1g-dev. Closes: Bug#138675, Bug#138899
  * Incorporate patches from Bill Nottingham :
     * Fix format string in ftp code
     * If opening one type of device hangs, try the other ones
       before giving up.
  * Don't print ID3 tag in remote mode when unpausing.
  * Fix strange thinko in remote control parsing code that caused a hang. 

 -- Joe Drew   Sun, 24 Mar 2002 00:44:54 -0500

mpg321 ( unstable; urgency=low

  * Add build depencency for libid3tag. Closes: Bug#138115 
  * Fix date in boilerplate output. Closes: Bug#138370

 -- Joe Drew   Fri, 15 Mar 2002 11:51:42 -0500

mpg321 (0.2.9) unstable; urgency=low

  * The "Not quite 0.3.0 but damn it, Debian is releasing soon" release.
  * Integrate patch from Luc Saillard starting the work on enabling Shoutcast
    streams. We now recognise shoutcast streams!  Closes: Bug#116385
  * Make reading MPEG data from a file descriptor work properly now.
    We weren't preserving the incomplete frame that MAD passed back to us,
    and this caused seams. This fixes the problems people were having with
    gtoaster. Closes: Bug#123537, Bug#124358
  * Fix EOF-detection on file descriptor streams. Closes: Bug#124360
  * Remove the setvbuf test from This was causing cross-compile
  * Add special-case for directory prepending code on playlists to properly
    handle URLs in playlists.
  * Add the long-awaited ID3 code, written graciously by Giuseppe Corbelli
    . Everybody thank him right now! :)
  * Add support for alsa09 libao device, and also slightly generalize output
    device code to allow users to specify unknown devices.
  * Fix segfaults in http, ftp, and files - possible security risk.
    Closes: Bug#134751
  * http requests now follow redirects.

 -- Joe Drew   Sun, 10 Mar 2002 19:38:02 -0500

mpg321 (0.2.3) unstable; urgency=low

  * Removed ao.m4. It makes it more difficult to do aclocal on non-debian
    systems, but that's why I ship aclocal.m4.
  * Remove check for libintl.h in; remove ifdef on libintl.h
    in getopt.c. Was causing build failures on systems which didn't have
    gettext integrated into the C library (i.e., anything but Linux)
  * Added check for *env; in ao.c, use putenv by default, unless it doesn't
    exist, in which case we use setenv, if it exists. If none of these exist
    we just don't try to use them.
  * Added support for forced stereo output, --stereo. Closes: Bug#119660.
  * Fixed non-printing of @ status in remote control mode in certain
  * Fixed segfault when using test mode. Note that libao prints an ugly
    debugging message when test mode is being used, but that's already
    been fixed upstream. Closes: Bug#119523.
  * Made all mp3s play to their actual end, even if we don't print status
    information for that tail end. Closes: Bug#119661.
  * Recompile with new libmad, which has good shlibs. Closes: Bug#118009.
  * Switch back to automake 1.4, the Sane Choice.
  * Update build dependencies for libmad0-dev.
  * Apply patch from Martijn Vernooij to implement line buffering in
    Remote Control mode. This means that you no longer have to wait for
    a reply to your command to enter another.
  * Various correctness fixes wrt mpg123 emulation.
  * Fix segfault when running a playlist with zero files in random mode 

 -- Joe Drew   Mon, 26 Nov 2001 22:45:33 -0500

mpg321 ( unstable; urgency=low

  * Recompile against new libmad packages. (Yes, again.)
  * Update Build-Depends for new libmad packages, and modify them for
    new libao requirements (forgot this earlier).

 -- Joe Drew   Mon, 22 Oct 2001 13:49:27 -0400

mpg321 ( unstable; urgency=low

  * Recompile against new libmad. Grr, broke binary compatibility.

 -- Joe Drew   Fri, 19 Oct 2001 17:13:45 -0400

mpg321 ( unstable; urgency=low

  * Modify postinst to check for -e mpg123 (file exists) instead of
    -L file (file exists and is a link). This didn't happen on stock Debian
    systems, but if you manually installed mpg123 this is an issue. 
    Closes: Bug#116109

 -- Joe Drew   Thu, 18 Oct 2001 19:03:12 -0400

mpg321 (0.2.2) unstable; urgency=medium

  * Fixed mono output. Brown paper bag bug, indeed.

 -- Joe Drew   Sat, 13 Oct 2001 21:22:17 -0400

mpg321 (0.2.1) unstable; urgency=medium

  * Made output when files with no path in the filename were printed
    conform to mpg123 (print a newline after mpg123 blurb)
    (Closes: Bug#114136)
  * Made remote control (-R) print only the filename, minus the extension
    (if one exists), as documented
  * Made mpg321 continue if there was a playlist specified but no
    files on the command-line (Closes: Bug#113294)
  * Concatenated the directory specified for the playlist with the files
    within the playlist itself, as long as the file wasn't specified with
    an absolute path
  * Added and changed header inclusion for BSDs - Patch by Christian Weisgerber
  * Changed calc_length to use unbuffered I/O only; buffered/unbuffered mix
    is undefined on some libcs - Patch by Christian Weisgerber
  * Initialized remote control file in playlist structure on creation -
    caused a segfault on FreeBSD/Alpha. Thanks for all of these, Christian!
  * Changed the string "single-channel" to "mono" in regular output, to
    conform with mpg123.
  * Rewrote README file
  * Added --skip-printing-frames= option, to limit output verbosity
  * Made playing multiple files with different numbers of channels or
    play rates work properly
  * Now using a new, experimental, extremely high quality dithering routine
    from the ever-brilliant Rob Leslie. Sound quality from mpg321 has
    never been better.

 -- Joe Drew   Sat, 13 Oct 2001 02:29:25 -0400

mpg321 (0.2.0) unstable; urgency=low

  * modified to compile and use libao2 by Stan Seibert and Eduard Bloch.
    Closes: Bug#109078
  * implemented CDR, AU and ARTS output support, noted in the manpage.
    Also by Stan Seibert and Eduward Bloch. I'm very impressed!
  * Added compile-time default audio device setting (--with-default-audio=)
  * Added aRts support
  * Enhanced run-time audio device to allow mpg321 to switch easily between
    esd, aRts, oss, alsa, and sun-style audio output
  * made -o h, -o l, -o s no-ops again, rather than emitting error messages.
  * Fixed volume not getting adjusted on mono streams
  * Made usage come up if you use options but specify no files/streams
  * Made mpg321 stop immediately if it can't open a file, like mpg123
  * Made Directory: only show for files which have a path in the filename.
  * Renamed short equiv for --aggressive to -I (Closes: Bug#112451)
  * Eduard Bloch implemented --aggressive - Thanks, Eduard!
  * Added support for playlists to use stdin (-@ -) (Closes: Bug#111499)
  * Made mpg321 compile cleanly with -Wall
  * Added -R (remote control) support. This took a lot of effort - it had
    better work. Please test with frontends and report bugs!
    Closes: Bug#92811

 -- Joe Drew   Sun, 23 Sep 2001 02:42:43 -0400

mpg321 (0.1.5) unstable; urgency=low

  * Updated Debian description (Thanks, Joshua)
  * Added configure flag (--enable-mpg123-symlink) to stop creation of mpg123
    symlink on install
  * Added uninstall-hook to warn user about mpg123 symlink on make uninstall;
    it doesn't appear to get run, however. Help!
  * Disable creation of mpg123 -> mpg321 symlink in debian package
  * Re-create /usr/bin/mpg123 -> /etc/alternatives/mpg123 symlink if it
    doesn't exist on install on debian systems.

 -- Joe Drew   Sun, 12 Aug 2001 13:27:37 -0400

mpg321 (0.1.4) unstable; urgency=low

  * Updated the install hook which installs a symlink to mpg123 from mpg321
    to work properly. This only affects non-Debian systems, compiling from
  * Updated libao detection m4 macro. This provides better support for
    platforms like freebsd which require no dl library to dlopen().
    Also updated makefiles, etc, to distribute new m4 directory.

 -- Joe Drew   Thu,  9 Aug 2001 23:36:45 -0400

mpg321 (0.1.3) unstable; urgency=low

  * Fixed wav file creation. The question isn't why didn't it work now, but
    why did it ever work... Closes: #107014

 -- Joe Drew   Wed,  8 Aug 2001 20:44:05 -0400

mpg321 (0.1.2) unstable; urgency=low

  * Correct ^C multiple times always killing mpg321
  * Corrected non-casting of random() which made all random playing
    and shuffling not shuffled or random at all
  * Made exiting by ^C-ing multiple times print file stats, etc, rather than
    just exit(0)'ing
  * Removed signal handler for TERM (mpg123-oss doesn't handle TERM, so we
    shouldn't either)
  * Updated short description (not smpeg any more) 

 -- Joe Drew   Sat, 21 Jul 2001 17:04:19 -0400

mpg321 (0.1.1) unstable; urgency=low

  * Add check for null string when setting up alsa driver (why did I
    forget the alsa driver? I did it for every other one...)
    Closes: Bug#105618 

 -- Joe Drew   Tue, 17 Jul 2001 22:22:05 -0400

mpg321 (0.1.0) unstable; urgency=low

  * Major refactoring of code
  * Inclusion of -@, -Z and -z options
    (playlists, random play, and shuffle play) (Closes: Bug#95861)
    Thanks to Tobias Bengtsson for creating the first version of playlist
    support for mpg321.
  * Added creation of symlink to mpg123 on install (non-debian systems;
    debian uses alternatives). This won't overwrite an existing file 'mpg123'
    in your binary directory, though.
  * Ported to libmad; mpg321 also now uses libao exclusively for output.
    You can use -o alsa or -o esd to specify a different type of output
    device in addition to the -a to specify the specific device.
    Closes: Bug#94290, Bug#98772
  * This release is no longer dependent on libsdl. People who installed sdl
    because of the dependency, please see the package deborphan.
  * Added proper alternative to mp3-decoder.

 -- Joe Drew   Sun, 15 Jul 2001 18:08:23 -0400

mpg321 (0.0.6) unstable; urgency=low

  * It's official: network access doesn't work correctly. Oh well.
  * Fixed silliness with setting audio device (artifact from getopt
    translation) Closes: Bug#96398
  * Updated build-depends, configure, etc, for libsdl1.2
  * The next version of mpg321 is likely to be a very large rework so that
    I can slot in libmad, and insert playlist support and other important
    things. (I'll do it soon, I swear!)

 -- Joe Drew   Sat,  5 May 2001 12:54:25 -0400

mpg321 ( unstable; urgency=low

  * Updated man page, usage output because -h is not a valid "help" string,
    even in mpg123 (Closes: Bug#90020)
  * Added Provides: mp3-decoder 

 -- Joe Drew   Sat, 17 Mar 2001 21:13:12 -0500

mpg321 (0.0.5) unstable; urgency=low

  * Implemented SIGTERM handling (Closes: Bug#85316)
    If anyone has trouble with any other frontends, let me know. I am going
    to start filing 'move-from-contrib-to-main' bug reports.
  * Changed maintainer address
  * Implemented DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS, upgraded to policy 3.5.2
  * Updated description
  * Updated manual page
  * Fixed printing total time instead of time played when interrupting a

 -- Joe Drew   Sat, 17 Mar 2001 03:05:03 -0500

mpg321 (0.0.4) unstable; urgency=low

  * Created README.debian telling about alternatives
  * Fixed stupid source and binary-incompatible libao problem (gah. soname
    didn't change, yet api did?)
  * Fixed dumb no-ops with arguments that I missed
  * Made mpg321 depend on SDL 1.1.8 at least, in order to remove the hackish
    way of supporting devfs
  * Ensured documentation for all currently implemented commands
  * Define _GNU_SOURCE. mpg321 will have to be ported to other libc's that
    don't support the GNU extensions, I'm afraid (asprintf, getopt_long)
  * Implemented getopt option handling (Closes: Bug#85321)
  * Added smpeg patch to tarball, until Sam gets un-busy with Tribes 2 and
    releases a new version of smpeg with it integrated
  * Implemented SIGINT handling (Closes: Bug#85320)
    May also fix 85316, but I want to make sure on that.
  * Fixed mpg123 boilerplate to print only once a session
  * Added mpg123 slave alternative for manpage (Closes: Bug#89153)
    Arthur, if you haven't already, please file similar bugs on mpg123, etc.
  * Removed extraneous dh_testversion and other debhelper commands we don't
  * This release has been used with gtoaster to burn audio cds. It seems all
    is well! 

 -- Joe Drew   Fri, 16 Mar 2001 14:09:49 -0500

mpg321 (0.0.3) unstable; urgency=low

  * Fixed version of smpeg to link against (Closes: Bug#85575) 

 -- Joe Drew   Sun, 11 Feb 2001 12:03:44 -0500

mpg321 (0.0.2) unstable; urgency=low

  * Add silence to stdout-output (remove garbage in buffer)
  * Fix some free()ing of buffers/etc
  * Update installation instructions WRT dependencies
  * Fix no-op instructions which take parameters
  * Implemented -q (Closes: Bug#85317) 

 -- Joe Drew   Fri,  9 Feb 2001 23:00:39 -0500

mpg321 (0.0.1) unstable; urgency=low

  * Add Provides: mpg123
  * Minor front-end tuning
  * Fixed wav decoding bug - mpg321 is now usable for general purposes!
  * Removed man page generation from debian build process and put in general
  * Uploaded to unstable (Closes: Bug#84772) 

 -- Joe Drew   Mon,  5 Feb 2001 23:32:27 -0500

mpg321 (0.0) unstable; urgency=low

  * Initial Release.
  * This installs alternatives for mpg123 of *greater* *priority* than
    mpg123 itself. This could result in bad audio: DON'T install this package
    for regular use yet if you use mpg123 for mp3 conversion to wav!

 -- Joe Drew   Sat,  3 Feb 2001 23:04:40 -0500