[Flac-dev] Re: Bug#196556: flac: FLAC__STREAM_ENCODER_NOT_STREAMABLE
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Wed Jul 21 17:26:58 PDT 2004
--- Matt Zimmerman <mdz at debian.org> wrote:
> severity 196556 minor
> On Sun, Jun 08, 2003 at 12:06:56PM +0200, Paul Seelig wrote:
> > On Sat, Jun 07, 2003 at 10:09:20PM -0400, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > > I ran a simple test to try to reproduce your problem, and I
> happened to grab
> > > one wav file which had a sampling rate of 4660 and was able to
> > > your problem. flac works fine on the other files, which have
> more normal
> > > sampling rates (8000, 16000, 32000, 44100). If I use sox to
> convert the
> > > sampling rate of the problematic file, flac works on the result.
> > >
> > Bingo!
> > So i tried again with a "RIFF (little-endian) data, WAVE audio,
> > PCM, 16 bit, stereo 44100 Hz" i once produced from a vinyl
> recording using
> > gramofile and finally succeeded! Both encoding and, according to
> > decoding again, worked flawlessly. All other WAV from the same
> source work
> > equally well, so at least my problem is solved. :-)
> > Looks like this shortcoming needs to be documented for *users*, if
> it still
> > isn't. A short glancing through the documentation didn't give me
> any valid
> > results from a user's perspective.
> Ah, I remember what this is about now. The encoder is complaining
> that the
> resulting file will not be streamable, since it does not comply with
> FLAC Subset format. It may also cause problems for hardware-based
> whirh only implement the subset. If you specify --lax, it will go
> ahead and
> encode the file. A non-streaming FLAC decoder (such as flac or
> will of course still be able to decode the file.
> See format.html in the documentation for more information on this.
> It would be nice if flac would print a more descriptive error message
> this case.
finally fixed. I added an extra explanation for this and other
common encoding/decoding errors.
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