[Freeswitch-users] JavaScript: session.streamFile VS conference play file

Birgit Arkesteijn birgit at westhawk.co.uk
Mon Nov 17 09:32:24 PST 2008

Hi Antony,

Shame. Thanks for your answer.

Cheers, Birgit

On 13/11/08 19:28, Anthony Minessale wrote:
> The playback of the file is interwoven into the muxing code of the 
> conference so it's not easy to make it so you can block until it stops 
> playing.
> On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 12:25 PM, Birgit Arkesteijn 
> <birgit at westhawk.co.uk <mailto:birgit at westhawk.co.uk>> wrote:
>     Hi,
>     I would like to use session.streamFile(file) on a session that is
>     "dropped" into a conference, so I know exactly when the file finished
>     playing.
>     However, this doesn't work. As soon as the channel is part of a
>     conference, session.streamFile(file) seems to block or at least, I
>     cannot hear any sound.
>     Is this correct behaviour?
>     apiExecute("conference", "<confname> play <file_path> [<member_id>]")
>     works, but then I don't know when the file finished playing.
>     The reason why I thought that session.streamFile(file) was likely to
>     work is because session.execute("record_session", recordfile); work as
>     well as apiExecute("conference", "<confname> record file");
>     Thanks, Birgit

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