[Flac-dev] best way to ensure integrity of flac source files?

Josh Coalson xflac at yahoo.com
Fri Nov 9 18:18:02 PST 2001

--- E S <es0123 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> on windows, i've been using eac in secure mode and using "test &
> copy" to 
> verify that the crc checksums match. invariably, i'll get one or two 
> mismatches per album i rip, so i figure the checksum verification is
> a good 
> thing despite the extra time. once i rip a cd, i want to forget about
> it and 
> tuck it away in a closet, assured that my flac version is every bit
> as good 
> as the original.
> what's the equivalent tool (and any options) for producing a perfect
> quality 
> audio cd rip on linux?
> and i promise i'll collate these answers into a document for the
> future 
> benefit of flac-users everywhere =)

look into cdparanoia for ripping; it's a command-line tool.
it's missing a few thing that EAC has that can really give
you an exact copy of a whole CD (like read offset compensation,
pregap detection).  grip is a ripper front end that uses


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