[Flac-dev] Detecting FLAC file type
brianw at sounds.wa.com
Tue Oct 6 17:15:22 PDT 2009
I had the same issue, and decided to just write my own code.
If you're really set on using the API, then perhaps you should take a
look around. The source code is available, and maybe you can find
the routine where the magic number is checked. I have a bad feeling
that this might not be a public API, once you find it, but there's a
chance. Besides, at least you can model you own code after the
official code if there isn't a public API. In any event, I don't
suggest calling an undocumented API entry point, even if you find it.
Sorry for the non-answer, especially since I never looked into this
myself, but you do have more options with open-source API than you do
with other API.
On Oct 6, 2009, at 13:11, Shayne Wissler wrote:
> I know there is a "fLaC" at the beginning of the FLAC file, and I can
> easily look for that, but my design sense was that it's better to have
> the FLAC API vet the file type rather than having my code do it.
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