octave wavwrite() problems

Started by Randy Yates May 26, 2007
Hi Folks,

The octave newsgroup seems pretty dead, so I'm trying here.

I'm using octave 2.9.9 on 

[yates@localhost inp]$ uname -a
Linux localhost.localdomain 2.6.20-1.2948.fc6 #1 SMP Fri Apr 27 19:18:54 EDT 2007
x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

and I'm experiencing two problems with wavwrite():

  1. The parameter order changed between version 2.9.8 and 2.9.9. This is
  not really a problem, but may be noteworthy.

  2. wavwrite() doesn't seem to be able to create a valid .wav file:

  [yates] octave
  >x=2*rand(1,128)-1;
  >wavwrite('test.wav',x,64000,16);
  >quit

  [yates] play test.wav
  sox: Failed reading test.wav: WAVE header not found

What's up with this? 

This was working before in 2.9.8 (or was it 2.9.7).
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