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

Avuton Olrich avuton at gmail.com
Mon Dec 11 11:13:16 PST 2006

On 12/11/06, Josh Coalson <xflac at yahoo.com> wrote:
> --- 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?

It's definitely happening with largefiles, around 3-4GB. Also, like I
was saying I normally like to cut parts of the file before the file
has been 'completed' using the --skip and --until.
 Anyone who quotes me in their sig is an idiot. -- Rusty Russell.

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