Section: User Commands (1)Updated: December 23, 2009Local indexUp
mpdcron - cron like daemon for mpd
mpdcron is a cron like daemon for mpd.
It connects to mpd, waits for idle events.
It has two interfaces:
Hooks which are executed after setting environment variables which
hooks can use to get more information about the event without
having to connect to mpd.
Modules, which are dynamically loaded and have direct access to mpd
connection and the file descriptor of mpdcron's configuration file.
By default it will get the host name and port for mpd from
MPD_HOST and MPD_PORT environment variables.
MPD_PASSWORD environment variable can be set to make
mpdcron connect to a password-protected mpd.
If these environment variables aren't set, mpdcron connects to
localhost on port 6600.
Show help options and exit.
Print version information and exit.
Instead of launching the daemon, attempt to kill the already
Don't detach from console.
This option can be used for debugging.