[flac-dev] Message about compression ratio with stdin input

lvqcl lvqcl.mail at gmail.com
Tue Jul 1 04:15:57 PDT 2014

Erik de Castro Lopo wrote:

>     INFO: Make sure you know what you're doing when using --ignore-chunk-sizes.
>           Improper use can cause flac to encode non-audio data as audio.
>     -: WARNING: skipping unknown chunk 'LIST' (use --keep-foreign-metadata to keep)
>     -: WARNING: 'data' chunk has non-zero size, using --ignore-chunk-sizes is probably a bad idea
>     (No runtime statistics possible; please wait for encoding to finish...)
>     (No runtime statistics possible; please wait for encoding to finish...)
>     -: INFO: hit EOF with --ignore-chunk-sizes, got 148471808 samples
>     FAILURE: Compression failed (ratio 7742270.591, should be < 1.0).
>     This happens for some files for one or more of the following reasons:
>      * Recompressing an existing FLAC from a higher to a lower compression setting.
>      * Insufficient input data  (eg, very short files, < 10000 frames).
>      * The audio data is not compressable (eg a full range white noise signal).
> Removing the last four lines is easy but is it sufficient?

I tried myself to fix this message. How about the attached patch?
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