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USAGE:
  @CDPARANOIA_NAME@ [options] <span> [outfile]

OPTIONS:
  -v --verbose                    : extra verbose operation
  -q --quiet                      : quiet operation
  -e --stderr-progress            : force output of progress information to
                                    stderr (for wrapper scripts)
  -V --version                    : print version info and quit
  -Q --query                      : autosense drive, query disc and quit
  -B --batch                      : 'batch' mode (saves each track to a
                                    seperate file.
  -s --search-for-drive           : do an exhaustive search for drive
  -h --help                       : print help

  -p --output-raw                 : output raw 16 bit PCM in host byte 
                                    order
  -r --output-raw-little-endian   : output raw 16 bit little-endian PCM
  -R --output-raw-big-endian      : output raw 16 bit big-endian PCM
  -w --output-wav                 : output as WAV file (default)
  -f --output-aiff                : output as AIFF file
  -a --output-aifc                : output as AIFF-C file

  -c --force-cdrom-little-endian  : force treating drive as little endian
  -C --force-cdrom-big-endian     : force treating drive as big endian
  -n --force-default-sectors <n>  : force default number of sectors in read
                                    to n sectors
  -o --force-search-overlap  <n>  : force minimum overlap search during
                                    verification to n sectors
  -d --force-cdrom-device   <dev> : use specified device; disallow 
                                    autosense
  -g --force-generic-device <dev> : really an alias for -d. Kept for 
                                    compatibility.
  -S --force-read-speed <n>       : read from device at specified speed
  -t --toc-offset <n>             : Add <n> sectors to the values reported
                                    when addressing tracks. May be negative
  -T --toc-bias                   : Assume that the beginning offset of 
                                    track 1 as reported in the TOC will be
                                    addressed as LBA 0.  Necessary for some
                                    Toshiba drives to get track boundaries
                                    correct
  -m --mmc-timeout <n>            : Set SCSI-MMC timeout to <n> seconds.
  -O --sample-offset <n>          : Add <n> samples to the offset when
                                    reading data.  May be negative.
  -z --never-skip[=n]             : never accept any less than perfect
                                    data reconstruction (don't allow 'V's)
                                    but if [n] is given, skip after [n]
                                    retries without progress.
  -Z --disable-paranoia           : disable all paranoia checking
  -Y --disable-extra-paranoia     : only do cdda2wav-style overlap checking
  -X --abort-on-skip              : abort on imperfect reads/skips
  -x --test-flags=mask            : simulate CD-reading errors of ilk-mask n
                                    mask & 0x10  - simulate underrun errors

OUTPUT SMILIES:
  :-)   Normal operation, low/no jitter
  :-|   Normal operation, considerable jitter
  :-/   Read drift
  :-P   Unreported loss of streaming in atomic read operation
  8-|   Finding read problems at same point during reread; hard to correct
  :-0   SCSI/ATAPI transport error
  :-(   Scratch detected
  ;-(   Gave up trying to perform a correction
  8-X   Aborted (as per -X) due to a scratch/skip
  :^D   Finished extracting

PROGRESS BAR SYMBOLS:
<space> No corrections needed
   -    Jitter correction required
   +    Unreported loss of streaming/other error in read
   !    Errors are getting through stage 1 but corrected in stage2
   e    SCSI/ATAPI transport error (corrected)
   V    Uncorrected error/skip

SPAN ARGUMENT:
The span argument may be a simple track number or a offset/span
specification.  The syntax of an offset/span takes the rough form:
  
                       1[ww:xx:yy.zz]-2[aa:bb:cc.dd] 

Here, 1 and 2 are track numbers; the numbers in brackets provide a
finer grained offset within a particular track. [aa:bb:cc.dd] is in
hours/minutes/seconds/sectors format. Zero fields need not be
specified: [::20], [:20], [20], [20.], etc, would be interpreted as
twenty seconds, [10:] would be ten minutes, [.30] would be thirty
sectors (75 sectors per second).

When only a single offset is supplied, it is interpreted as a starting
offset and ripping will continue to the end of he track.  If a single
offset is preceeded or followed by a hyphen, the implicit missing
offset is taken to be the start or end of the disc, respectively. Thus:

    1:[20.35]    Specifies ripping from track 1, second 20, sector 35 to 
                 the end of track 1.

    1:[20.35]-   Specifies ripping from 1[20.35] to the end of the disc

    -2           Specifies ripping from the beginning of the disc up to
                 (and including) track 2

    -2:[30.35]   Specifies ripping from the beginning of the disc up to
                 2:[30.35]

    2-4          Specifies ripping from the beginning of track two to the
                 end of track 4.

Don't forget to protect square brackets and preceeding hyphens from
the shell...

A few examples, protected from the shell:
  A) query only with exhaustive search for a drive and full reporting
     of autosense:
       @CDPARANOIA_NAME@ -vsQ

  B) extract up to and including track 3, putting each track in a seperate
     file:
       @CDPARANOIA_NAME@ -B -- "-3"

  C) extract from track 1, time 0:30.12 to 1:10.00:
       @CDPARANOIA_NAME@ "[:30.12]-1[1:10]"

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