[Flac-dev] encoding failed

Josh Coalson xflac at yahoo.com
Sun Dec 3 10:11:10 PST 2006

--- Markus Lutzer <m.lutzer at gmx.de> wrote:
> Hello,
> using flac 1.1.2 regularly failed recently to encode a specific set
> of
> WAV files I got from the Internet. Listen to these files with XMMS,
> Audacious works fine. See the following output:
> options: -P 4096 -b 4608 -m -l 8 -q 0 -r 3,3
> Track01.wav: WARNING: found non-standard 'fmt ' sub-chunk which has
> length = 30
> Track01.wav: ERROR: unsupported compression type 85
> What could I do to get the files encoded to flac?

I don't know what compression type 85 is but it's probably not
linear PCM which is what FLAC requires.

WAVE is just a container that can also store all kinds of other
compressed formats.


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