[Flac-dev] flac-1.1.3 fails to decode where flac-1.1.2 works

Josh Coalson xflac at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 11 11:03:05 PST 2006

--- Avuton Olrich <avuton at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm attempting to decode part of a largefile flac whose seektable is
> broken or missing and the file is shorter then it's supposed to be,
> when I use 1.1.2 it decodes fine, when I use 1.1.3 it fails
> flac --decode --skip=719:58.0 --until=1024:58.0 -o
> \/home\/sbh\/work\/hs\/out.wav
> \/mnt\/ss\/sdb\/Sound\/Recording\/2006\-11\-29\/in.flac
> out.wav: ERROR seeking while skipping bytes
>                                         state =
> Is there a way I can 'fix' the seektable with flac-1.1.3? What's my
> best option moving forward here?

are you sure it's a problem with the seektable?  flac-1.1.3 has
a new seeking algorithm and yuo may have hit a bug with it.

does it happen on any large file?  if so, what is the size threshold?
if not, can you host an example for me to debug with?


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