[Flac-dev] [firstname.lastname@example.org: Bug#160155: gapless playback]
lichvarm at phoenix.inf.upol.cz
Sun Oct 6 09:10:02 PDT 2002
On Sun, Sep 08, 2002 at 10:19:39PM -0700, Josh Coalson wrote:
> I hear what you're saying. I don't believe this *should* be
> a plugin's responsibility, though it sounds like with XMMS it is.
> But I don't know how to fix it. Probably with enough archaeology
> into the XMMS source and other plugins I could find out. I'll file
> it in the feature requests and hope someone can get to it.
> --- Matt Zimmerman <mdz at debian.org> wrote:
> > I am forwarding your request to the FLAC development mailing list.
> > ----- Forwarded message from Jamie Heilman
> > <jamie at audible.transient.net> -----
> > Date: Sun, 8 Sep 2002 16:13:32 -0700
> > From: Jamie Heilman <jamie at audible.transient.net>
> > Resent-From: Jamie Heilman <jamie at audible.transient.net>
> > To: submit at bugs.debian.org
> > Subject: Bug#160155: gapless playback
> > Package: xmms-flac
> > Version: 1.0.3-3
> > Severity: wishlist
> > As flac is capable of gapless playback it would be groovy if the
> > plugin supported it. I hear audible loss when switching between
> > tracks, sometimes the last second of a track is simply not played
> > before the next track starts. I'm using the OSS sound drivers
> > (msndpin) but I don't think thats the problem. This only happens
> > with
> > xmms, if I use 'flac -c -d -fr -fl file1.flac file2.flac > /dev/dsp'
> > to play two files that should seemlessly flow from one track to the
> > next it works just fine. (and no, I don't have any of that
> > cross-fade
> > plugin stuff installed.) For sample tracks that should seemlessly
> > transition you can grab the wav tracks 3 - 5 of "Boom!" from
> > http://audible.transient.net/garmonbozia - flac them and have a
> > listen.
Default OSS output plugin reopens sound device between songs, so it
can't be used for gapless playback. But there is for example
xmms-crossfade output plugin ('crossfade/transition type' option set
to 'none (gapless/off)') and it plays perfectly.
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