[flac-dev] 2GB limit patch

Erik de Castro Lopo mle+la at mega-nerd.com
Mon Mar 4 22:48:13 PST 2013

nu774 wrote:

> (2013/03/05 7:19), Erik de Castro Lopo wrote:
> > 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.
> That's not an issue.
> FLAC frontend already has a --ignore-chunk-sizes switch, which exactly 
> does what is needed to handle mal-formed WAV files.

Thanks for pointing that out.

I've just pushed a couple of patches to add --ignore-chunk-sizes to the
--help output and to document them in the HTML docs.

Erik de Castro Lopo

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