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CDDB_get(3)		       User Contributed Perl Documentation		      CDDB_get(3)

NAME
       CDDB - Read the CDDB entry for an audio CD in your drive

SYNOPSIS
	use CDDB_get qw( get_cddb );

	my %config;

	# following variables just need to be declared if different from defaults

	$config{CDDB_HOST}="freedb.freedb.org";        # set cddb host
	$config{CDDB_PORT}=8880;		       # set cddb port
	$config{CDDB_MODE}="cddb";		       # set cddb mode: cddb or http
	$config{CD_DEVICE}="/dev/cdrom";	       # set cd device

	# user interaction welcome?

	$config{input}=1;   # 1: ask user if more than one possibility
			    # 0: no user interaction

	# get it on

	my %cd=get_cddb(\%config);

	unless(defined $cd{title}) {
	  die "no cddb entry found";
	}

	# do somthing with the results

	print "artist: $cd{artist}\n";
	print "title: $cd{title}\n";
	print "category: $cd{cat}\n";
	print "cddbid: $cd{id}\n";
	print "trackno: $cd{tno}\n";

	my $n=1;
	foreach my $i ( @{$cd{track}} ) {
	  print "track $n: $i\n";
	  $n++;
	}

DESCRIPTION
       This module/script gets the CDDB info for an audio cd. You need LINUX, SUNOS or *BSD, a
       cdrom drive and an active internet connection in order to do that.

INSTALLATION
       Run "perl Makefile.pl" as usual. ("make", "make install" next)

LICENSE &; DISCLAIMER
       This library is released under the same conditions as Perl, that is, either of the
       following:

       a) the GNU General Public License Version 2 as published by the Free Software Foundation,

       b) the Artistic License.

       This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY;
       without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
       See either the GNU General Public License or the Artistic License for more details.

       You should have received a copy of the Artistic License with this Kit, in the file named
       "Artistic".  If not, I'll be glad to provide one.

       You should also have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this
       program, in the file names "Copying"; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc.,
       59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA.

       If you use this library in a commercial enterprise, you are invited, but not required, to
       pay what you feel is a reasonable fee to the author, who can be contacted at armin@xos.net

AUTHOR &; COPYRIGHT
       (c) 2003 Armin Obersteiner <armin(at)xos(dot)net>

SEE ALSO
       perl(1), Linux: /usr/include/linux/cdrom.h, Solaris, *BSD: /usr/include/sys/cdio.h.

perl v5.12.1				    2006-01-01				      CDDB_get(3)
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