[RDD] Rmlsend for "Schedule now"

Mike Carroll druidlabs at gmail.com
Mon May 11 11:19:08 EDT 2015

Will the undocumented "Append Log" RML command do what you want?

Processed by RDAirplay.
Syntax: AL <mach> <log>!
Appends the log <log> to the current log in machine <mach>.

Example: AL 1 OneHourFillerMusic!

On Mon, May 11, 2015 at 4:15 AM, drew Roberts <zotzbro at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, May 11, 2015 at 6:51 AM, Alessio Elmi <alessio_elmi at hotmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> is there any solution for a rmlsend command which "schedule/play now" a
>> cart?
>> My idea is to create a macro cart (RN myscript.sh!) which is scheduled
>> regularly in the log. Myscript.sh does a db query and decides which cart to
>> play. Once the the db gives me the answer I would need to add the end of
>> myscript.sh something like:
>> rmlsend PLAY-NOW (and not NEXT) $CART!
>> ...but I couldn't find any command of that form, only ADD NEXT, which I
>> don't like because $CART "presents" the very next song and cannot go after
>> that.
>> Is there any solution for that?
> Would an Add Next (PX) followed by a Start Next (PN) work for you?
> If not, what exactly is happening in rdairplay when you want to do this?
> Log currently an playing in automatic mode and in the middle of a
> song/cart?
> What do you want to happen?
> When you issue your proposed Play Now command, you want the currently
> playing cart to be faded/stopped immediately and the Play Now cart to be
> started at the same instant?
>> Cheers!
>> Alessio
>> all the best,
> drew
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