[flac-dev] [Posible FRAUDE] Re: Question
john.edwards33 at ntlworld.com
Fri Jul 30 19:58:42 UTC 2021
Yes, you are correct. Clearly the FLAC version is hard-coded into the
frontend which is the source of your confusion. Trust what the encoder
indicates, not the frontend ;-).
On 30/07/2021 19:43, Federico Miyara wrote:
> May be I was not as clear as I should, I mean that the /frontend
> /(FLAC frontend-NET40.exe), when clicking on the button About,
> displays its own version, 2.1, and that of the codec, and even having
> installed the 1.3.3 codec from the site Martijn and you suggested, the
> frontend still informs 1.3.0.
> But when the codec flac.exe is run directly from the command line in a
> cmd window (without intermediation of the frontend), the declared
> version is the correct one, 1.3.3.
> Anyway, it is not so important, I just wanted to be sure.
> Federico Miyara
> On 30/07/2021 05:55, John Edwards wrote:
>> The frontend has no knowledge of the version being used. The command
>> window that pops up displays the information directly from the
>> encoder so, the version you have downloaded that claims to be 1.3.2
>> is displaying 1.3.0 when it is executed. This may simply be that the
>> character string in the encoder wasn't updated when the library was.
>> However, as Martijn indicated, if you visit
>> https://www.rarewares.org/lossless.php you can download 1.3.3 which
>> does display correctly as I have checked it myself.
>> John Edwards
>> On 29/07/2021 23:34, Federico Miyara wrote:
>>> So the frontend doesn't detect the version of the real codec but
>>> remains freezed informing a built-in version number 1.3.0?
>>> Federico Miyara
>>> On 29/07/2021 15:07, Martijn van Beurden wrote:
>>>>> 1) I'm using a portable version of frontend 2.1 for Windows, I've downloaded version 1.3.2 of the main program, I place it in the right directory but the front end keeps saying that the version is 1.3.0.
>>>>> 2) I could't find an executable version of the command line program 1.3.3. Does it exist?
>>>> The frontend hasn´t been updated for quite some time now. The xiph
>>>> releases indeed do not have a FLAC 1.3.3 executable for Windows. If
>>>> you're looking for a recent windows compile, I´d recommend looking at
>>>> https://www.rarewares.org/lossless.php or browsing the
>>>> https://hydrogenaud.io/ forums under the FLAC section.
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