[Freeswitch-users] Want to play music on hold while executing a time consuming operation in Lua
sid.kshatriya at gmail.com
Fri Jun 17 01:56:44 MSD 2011
Thanks Michael. This is quite a mainstream requirement :-) ! Not everyone
uses ESL. Is there no way we can "hack" this in Lua?
Will await your research,
On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 11:51 PM, Michael Collins <msc at freeswitch.org>wrote:
> Actually, I am looking into ways to accomplish these. They are somewhat
> related to some recipes I am doing for the FS Cookbook. Please stand by.
> FYI, I am looking at an ESL-based solution, not a dialplan script. Thus far
> I have not found a viable way to do async stuff like this from a dp script
> and I'm thinking ESL is the way to go. I will report back in a bit.
> On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 9:53 PM, Sidharth Kshatriya <
> sid.kshatriya at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am implementing an IVR using Lua in Freeswitch. In my Lua script I use
>> curl to a web service. Sometimes the response takes a long time to come
>> back. During that time period I would like to play music on hold.
>> I have searched the freeswitch discussion archives a lot. There seem to be
>> many suggested ways to implement music on hold from a Lua script but the
>> answers are not very clear / not really applicable to my use case. I don't
>> know what method I should use and which one is recommended.
>> *Method 1:* Transfer the call to 9664 (music on hold extension). However
>> the implementation for this solution for this does not seem to be available
>> in Lua. For example: How would I transfer the call back?
>> *Method 2:* Using bgapi uuid_park park the call and using uuid_broadcast
>> play an audio file. Again what do I do to unpark the call..?
>> [P.S. This is a repost, I apologize but I never got any responses on my
>> previous email. Need help! :-) ]
>> Sidharth Kshatriya
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