[flac-dev] "Compression failed" message

Martijn van Beurden mvanb1 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 31 13:09:03 PST 2014

Indeed, it happens too when you re-encode to a lower compression 
setting, for example, using flac -2f on a file that was already encoded 
with flac -8f.

Maybe this check should only be used when encoding from WAV (and not 
from FLAC).

op 31-01-14 18:12, lvqcl schreef:
> Git version of the FLAC encoder prints error message:
> ERROR: Compression failed (ratio 1.xyz, should be < 1.0). Please contact the developers.
> in the following cases:
> a) recompressing from FLAC 1.2.1 (sometimes)
> b) encoding very short wav files (around 5k samples)
> c) encoding white noise test signal.
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