[Flac-dev] newbie questions re flac on win32 eac and id3v2

Josh Coalson xflac at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 31 16:01:02 PST 2001

I have checked in a couple of fixes to metaflac, one to
skip id3v2 tags, and one to correctly skip long metadata


--- Josh Coalson <xflac at yahoo.com> wrote:
> sorry for replying so late...
> --- E S <es0123 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > However, checking "Add ID3 tags" breaks FLAC. EAC is using the
> > default 
> > options of "Additionally write ID3V2 tags, using a padding of 4kB".
> > After 
> > ripping and encoding, metaflac reports:
> >     ERROR: not a FLAC file (no 'fLaC' header)
> > I don't know how to troubleshoot this further, so any suggestions
> > would be 
> > great.
> ID3V2 tags go at the front of the file and should work with
> flac.  you have found a bug with metaflac; it is not skipping
> the id3v2 tag.  I'll add that to my todo list.
> > On the files that do get created correctly (either using flac as an
> > external 
> > encoder for eac or using flac alone on the command line with a wave
> > file) if 
> > I run metaflac on the generated flac file, I get the following
> error:
> >     ERROR: short count reading metadata block data
> hmm... I will look into that one.  if 'flac -t' says 'ok'
> to your flac file, the file is fine and the bug is in
> metaflac.
> Josh

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