[flac-dev] 2GB limit patch

Erik de Castro Lopo mle+la at mega-nerd.com
Mon Mar 4 14:19:59 PST 2013

Martijn van Beurden wrote:

> I was reading the discussion about this 1.3.0pre1 release on 
> HydrogenAudio

Link please?

> and someone linked an old thread in which one patched FLAC 
> 1.2.1 to support WAV-files larger then 2GB. It might be worth investigating:
> http://www.hydrogenaudio.org/forums/?showtopic=84014#entry725304

Err, thats a link to a post talking about flac's WAV reader being limited
to 4Gig files. Problem is, *all* WAV files greater than 4Gig are mal-formed.
Due to limitations in the way WAV files are specified, no valid WAV file
can ever be over 4Gig.

Also, the link in that post contains a flac windows binary which is not
of much use.

Erik de Castro Lopo

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