[Abcde-users] Progress indicator meaning?

Steve McIntyre steve at einval.com
Wed Dec 18 17:39:47 GMT 2019

On Wed, Dec 18, 2019 at 11:32:33AM -0600, thoughtcriminall at gmail.com wrote:
>Let me know if I should be asking this question elsewhere. I'm trying
>to figure out how to interpret the progress indicator for ABCDE. It
>looks something like this:
>(== PROGRESS == [+++                        + -| 280265 00 ] == :^D *
>Grepping through the abcde script it doesn't seem like it's coming
>directly from there. Is it coming from cdparanoia, or what? I'm
>wondering what the symbols in the "bar" mean (I've seen + - e and !).
>Also wondering about the smileys at the end. I can't find any of it
>documented anywhere. Am I missing something?

It's coming out of cdparanoia - see the cdparanoia man page for more
details, or https://www.xiph.org/paranoia/faq.html#progbar

You're the second person to ask recently; I'll add some text in the
man page for this FAQ! :-)

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve at einval.com
Welcome my son, welcome to the machine.

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