cdparanoia and cddb access?

Toby Fisher toby at
Sun Nov 30 13:14:07 EST 2003

On Sun, 30 Nov 2003, Charles Crawford wrote:

> Can anyone tell me how to set the command line for cdparanoia to fetch the 
> cddb info from the web when ripping songs form a cd?  If there is no 
> option since I did not see any in the docs, then is there a text based 
> ripper that will do that?  I have looked on the web site and 
> only saw X applications.  Thanks.

I use a perl script called rip, which uses cdparanoia to rip the audio, 
cddb Perl modules to grab the cddb info, and then one of several 
compression libs, or none if you want, to create wav, ogg or mp3 files.


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