The audio/mpd port

mpd-0.22.6p0 – Music Player Daemon (cvsweb github)


Music Player Daemon allows remote access for playing music (MP3,
Ogg, FLAC, AAC, Mod and WAV files) and managing playlists. MPD is
designed for integrating a computer into a stereo system that
provides control for music playback over a local network.  It also
makes a great desktop music player and has several frontend options.


$OpenBSD: README,v 1.1 2020/04/28 17:16:21 jca Exp $

| Running ${PKGSTEM} on OpenBSD

sndiod(8) concurrent access by mpd(1) and other users

sndiod(8) normally only allows access to audio by a single system user
at a time. This is done by generating a random authentication token and
storing it in $HOME/.sndio/cookie when a user first accesses audio,
providing a limited capability to share with other users by copying
the token to their home directory.  See AUTHENTICATION in sndio(7) for
more details.

If you want to share sndiod(8) access with mpd(1) running as the
default _mpd user, you may copy .sndio/cookie from your user's home
directory to /var/spool/mpd/.sndio/cookie.

If you previously had mpd installed on your system, make sure the home
directory of the _mpd user is actually /var/spool/mpd, or reset it

# usermod -d /var/spool/mpd _mpd


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