[chuck-users] running chuck as a process with no terminal?

joerg piringer joerg at piringer.net
Wed Nov 15 07:52:51 EST 2006

altern wrote:
>>>>> Another important issue i am having is that as soon as the chuck
>>>>> terminal loses the focus the sound stops. So when I select the  
>>>>> python
>>>>> window the sound stops. Is there any way to avoid this?
>>>> Yikes, I have come across this as well.  Does this happen when
>>>> switching to any window, or just your python window?
>>> aha! yes i does it only when selecting the python window. Any ideas  
>>> why?
>> The same effect happens to me when I run chuck and then switch to  
>> Finale.  Switching out of Finale will cause chuck to continue  
>> processing.  I could be completely off track with this idea, but is  
>> there any way to easily disable audio in pygame?  pygame's sound  
>> driver could be "blocking out" chuck's sound driver.
> ah! so it is pygame sound causing the problems! thats easy then, just 
> need to avoid initialising the sound engine in my python system. I will 
> let you know if this solves it.

don't know if pygame is the reason for it because it sometimes happend 
at my computers with just the console window opened. however i could not 
reproduce it in a reliable way.



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