[flac-dev] exhaustive-model-search issue results in multi-gigabyte FLAC file

Erik de Castro Lopo mle+la at mega-nerd.com
Tue Jul 16 03:10:08 PDT 2013

Leigh Dyer wrote:

> Certainly -- I've uploaded the analysis files for both the -6 and -7 
> encodes, in case you wanted to compare:
> http://wootangent.net/~lsd/blah/6.ana
> http://wootangent.net/~lsd/blah/7.ana
> The encode seems to proceed normally until 59% of the way through the 
> file, but then it takes a couple of minutes to proceed through to 61% of 
> the way through -- it's during this period that the file inflates up to 
> 9GB in size. The last 39% or so of the encode proceeds normally, too.

What happens if you top and tail the file from say 57% to 64% of
the file and try an encode that?

Erik de Castro Lopo

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