[ogg-dev] Appending at the end of the file

Ian Malone ibmalone at gmail.com
Thu Nov 16 02:15:26 PST 2006

Ian Malone wrote:
> On 23/10/06, Conrad Parker <conrad at metadecks.org> wrote:
>> On Sun, Oct 22, 2006 at 07:15:56AM -0700, Ralph Giles wrote:
>> > On Sun, Oct 22, 2006 at 02:49:07AM +0200, A.David David wrote:
>> >
>> > > Hi all, I am trying to append some image to my ogg file
>> > > but it results to corruption of the file, as there is no real way of
>> > > including images
>> > > in the OGG, I just tried to append the image at the end.
>> >
>> > Yes, that will look like corruption to any reader.
>> >
>> > The spec-compliant way to do this is to put the image in a separate ogg
>> > stream and multiplex it with the audio. See http://wiki.xiph.org/OggMNG
>> > for how to do this with PNG and jpeg images. Unfortunately, vorbisfile
>> > based audio player won't play such files. This is a limitation of
>> > libvorbis.
>> Tahseen Mohammad recently worked on a version of libvorbisfile which
>> could handle such files; that branch is at:
>>   http://svn.xiph.org/branches/vorbis-tahseen/
>> it would be good to see if we can work towards that work being merged
>> into the libvorbis trunk. The first step is to have some more people
>> trying it out in their applications and giving feedback :-)
> I'll have a look at building the xmms plugin or something with it, but may
> not have time this week and am away the next.  Will it handle chained
> muxed streams?

Okay, I've built a libvorbis package using
however when I run ogg123 on my test files
(with interleaved Vorbis and non-Vorbis pages),
I still get
"=== Vorbis library reported a stream error."
coming up every time it crosses a non-Vorbis,
with the corresponding clicks, XMMS behaves
the same way too.  I'm pretty sure that I am
actually using the Tahseen library.  Is this
the kind of case it's meant to handle?  If
so I'll have a further look at what's going


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