[Flac] Re: FLAC: ERROR, MD5 signature mismatch
tranzedude at gmail.com
Fri Jul 27 04:23:52 PDT 2007
2007/7/27, Josh Coalson <xflac at yahoo.com>:
> > But how is it possible then the FLAC encoder allows files which have
> > a bad
> > resulting MD5 to be encoded? Is it because of the bad ram, ... this
> > incorrect MD5 is not detected during encoding?
> it happens like this, x.wav gets encoded with flac.exe on a machine
> with bad ram. flac.exe reads some audio data from x.wav into memory
> and encodes it. samples are buffered to md5 checksummer which writes
> intermediate checksum to bad memory. md5 is corrupted but samples
> were encoded ok. the user will not know unless the --verify option
> was used during encoding.
Is it also possible the samples themself get corrupted, because they are too
(just like the md5) written to the memory for encoding them?
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